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1986 - North West - view

Aboriginal land claim by Mandaribba Aboriginal Land Council

1986 - Central - view

'Great Redfern Revolution'

1986 - Central - view

Boomali Aboriginal Artists Co-Operative is established in Chippendale

1987 - North West - view

PM Hawke announces a National Compact

1987 - West - view

She develops innovative courses for Aboriginal students such as Aboriginal Communication, history, and art

1987 - North West - view

Aboriginal people go to listen to a talk in Maitland by Percy Haslam . They learn he has died earlier that same day. When Deirdre Heitmeyer arrives, she notes a great sadness and that “everyone had tears in their eyes”

1988 - South Coastal - view

protest against the Bicentennial celebrations is staged

1988 - South Coastal - view

The Survival Concerts

1988 - South West - view

The Eel Dreamers project: Garangatch and Murrigan as a performance on the Bents Basin site of significance

1988 - North West - view

Awabakal Co-op organises demonstrations for Queen’s visit

1988 - West - view

commemorate the 200 years of Aboriginal survival

1988 - North West - view

Newcastle Gooris join in Sydney protests. Michael Davison protests at the launch of Bi-Centennial celebrations at Tighes Hill in Newcastle

1989 - Central - view

National Black Playwrights Conference

1989 - North West - view

Coastal sites are recognised as places of Aboriginal significance in Tourism Awards

1989 - North West - view

Ray Kelly’s work wins CONDA Award

1989 - North West - view

Dux of Nelson Bay High School

1989 - North West - view

first graduates from Newcastle University’s Aboriginal Students Medical Program

1989 - Central - view

accidentally killed by police

1990 - Central - view

Redfern Community Employment Program

1990 - North West - view

The day begins with a historic raising of the Aboriginal flag at Wollombi.