Referendum, Reconciliation and Recognition: 1967 and beyond
When: 6:30pm, 2 June 2017
Where: Albert Hall
2017 is the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum. The Australian people voted overwhelmingly to change the Constitution to allow the Commonwealth government to legislate to address inequalities and improve services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
Dr Anita Heiss is a member of the Wiradjuri nation of central New South Wales and is one of Australia’s most prolific and well-known authors. She is also a respected academic and social commentator. Her latest book is Our Race for Reconciliation. She will speak about the 1967 Referendum and its significance to all Australians.
For more information, please visit: http://www.library.act.gov.au/learning/whats_on.