Race matters: changing the Australian Constitution
McGregor, Russell (2012) Race matters: changing the Australian Constitution. Australian Policy Online, 11 May 2012.
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[Extract] Can the changes recently recommended by the Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples succeed? Or to put it another way, can we repeat the success of 1967, when an overwhelming majority of Australians voted for constitutional change favourable to Aboriginal people? To answer these questions, it's helpful to put the recent panel's recommendations in historical perspective.
|Item Type:||Article (Commentary)|
|Keywords:||Australian Constitution, 1967 Referendum|
|Date Deposited:||22 May 2012 03:45|
|FoR Codes:||21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950503 Understanding Australias Past @ 100%|
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