Video Australia's 1967 Referendum

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Why have the results of the 1967 Referendum had a lasting symbolic significance? Civil rights activist Faith Bandler describes a long and well-organised struggle for the referendum and the reasons for it. Find out what percentage of Australians voted to alter the Constitution so that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples would be included in the census and embraced by Commonwealth Government legislation.



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    • Organisation: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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