Using timelines in your classroom is a key requirement of the Australian HASS curriculum. Incorporate this Australian First Nation’s Reconciliation Timeline into your classroom and you will not only be meeting these history requirements but you will also have a great display in your classroom that can lead to further language-rich activities and investigations, perfect for National Reconciliation Week or NAIDOC week!
Events included on these posters:
– Captain Cooks arrives in Botany Bay
– First Fleet arrives
– Commonwealth of Australia is formed
– Australian citizenship given to all Australians
– Indigenous people given the right to vote
– Australian Government given power to make laws regarding Indigenous peoples
– Aboriginal Tent Embassy campaigns for rights outside parliament
– Department of Aboriginal Affairs is established
– Racial Discrimination Act is passed through Parliament
– Patricia O’Shane becomes Australia’s first Aboriginal barrister
– Uluru is handed back to its traditional owners
– Bob Hawke receives The Barunga Statement
– Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody presents its final report
– Aboriginal Reconciliation Council meets for the first time
– Mabo decision is handed down
– First National Week of Prayer for Reconciliation is held
– First Reconciliation Week is held
– Bringing them home report is launched
– National Sorry day is commemorated for the first time
– 300 000 people walk across Sydney Harbour Bridge in support of reconciliation
– Memorial established for Stolen Generations
– Kevin Rudd formally apologises
– Australia supports United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People
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If you liked the look of these posters, you may also like these:
— Aboriginal Multi-Purpose Editable Classroom Labels
— Australian History Timeline
— Australian Celebrations Classroom Display Posters
How many posters are included?
24 beautifully presented posters, highlighting the events that have had an impact on the recognition of the rights of Australia’s Indigenous peoples are included in this set.
Can I share this resource with my teaching partner?
No. This product is for personal use only. Multiple licences are available for use among more than one person.
On what size paper is this resource best printed?
This resource is designed to be printed on A4 sized paper. To fit other paper sizes, ensure you hit ‘fit to page’ before printing.
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