A History of Aboriginal Rights in WA

Activity: Service and engagementPublic lecture, debate or seminar


"Come on a journey through Western Australia’s past to learn about Aboriginal peoples’ struggle for rights.

Explore key government policies that allowed for the mistreatment of Aboriginal people and reflect on the effects of those laws.

Watch footage of historical events that shaped attitudes and helped restore some of those rights and freedoms.

Meet the notable rights campaigners and find out what motivated them to spark change."
Held atAustralian Broadcasting Corporation, Australia, New South Wales


  • Discriminatory laws, Aboriginal rights struggles, native title, Mabo