All adult females in South Australia, including Aboriginal females, win the right to vote.

Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.

A judgement of the Lords of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council finds that New South Wales, at the time of the arrival of the British, was in fact “a tract of..Read More

Willem Baa Ni ip, the last traditional Wathaurong person, dies at Geelong Hospital of tuberculosis after living alone for 15 years since the last of his contemporaries died. The Victorian Aborigines..Read More

Truganini dies in Hobart aged 73. Against her wishes the Tasmanian Museum displays her bones. 100 years later members of the Tasmanian Aboriginal community cremate and scatter them onto the water…Read More

The Victorian Aborigines Protection Act denies human rights as it increases control measures including empowering the Victorian Board for the Protection of Aborigines to apprentice Aboriginal children at 13 &..Read More

Dan Dan Nook once the fastest runner in Geelong (Djillong) dies in the Geelong Invalid Asylum of tuberculosis.

Parliament enacts an inhumane Act for the Protection & Management of the Victorian Aboriginals (the Mission Act). It restricts the rights of Aboriginal people to control where they lived &..Read More

An an all-Aboriginal cricket team of men from lands of western Victoria embarks on a tour of England, backed by private financiers.

‘Queen Eliza’ wife of Dan Dan Nook dies & is buried at Portarlington.