Topics: Events

Topic tags allow you to gather information from different pages on a particular topic. The first page, which appears when you click on the topic tag, shows relevant information from all place pages. The list of places will also appear on the right-hand side menu. You can display topic tags related to the particular place by clicking on the place name.

1968 - North West - view

first Aboriginal to win a World Professional Boxing Championship

1969 - Central - view

a protest against celebrations of Captain Cook’s landing in Botany Bay in 1770

1969 - Central - view

protest against celebrations of Captain Cook’s landing in Botany Bay in 1770.

1969 - West - view

The care of Indigenous children now comes under an Advisory Council that is set up, made up of Indigenous representatives

1970s - North Coastal - view

Biala Aboriginal Hostel opens in Allambie Heights to accommodate Indigenous young people so they can attend high schools such as MacKellar Girls High School. Biala later grows into an organisation to help Indigenous people with hostel accommodation for students from rural areas and also to help Aboriginal people suffering from homelessness and poor health.

1970 - North West - view

Wollombi “1970 Bi-Centenary” commemorates Aboriginal history

1970 - North West - view

Pittock amendments to FCAATSI constitution

1970 - Central - view

A public meeting is held at Redfern Presbyterian Church to propose an organisation which becomes the Aboriginal Legal Service

1970 - Central - view

free breakfasts for children

1970 - West - view

Darug people protest against selling off of land near Eastern Creek

1970 - Central - view

profits from dances in the Railway Institute in Redfern to support an all-Aboriginal football club

1970 - Central - view

A public meeting is held at Redfern Presbyterian Church to propose an organisation which becomes the Aboriginal Legal Service

1970 - West - view

people protest against selling off of land

1971 - North West - view

Evonne Goolagong beats Margaret Court in the first all-Australian final in the 87 year history of Women’s Singles at the Wimbledon Open

1971 - Central - view

The segregated Springboks football team play Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground

1971 - Central - view

First meeting of what becomes the Aboriginal Health Service Board of Management

1971 - Central - view

Black Womens Action Committee

1971 - Central - view

free breakfasts for children in Redfern

1972 - North West - view

The Tent Embassy campaign

1972 - North West - view

Activists demonstrate the authority for the Tent Embassy by making a journey through eastern NSW