Content tagged with Activists

Rob Riley: An Aboriginal leader's quest for justice

Widely regarded as one of the great Aboriginal leaders of the modern era, Rob Riley was at the centre of debates that have polarised views on race...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Fight for Liberty and Freedom: The origins of Australian Aboriginal activism

Summary The Australian Aboriginal Progressive Association (AAPA), began life in 1924. Although less known today, current Aboriginal political...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Thinking Black: William Cooper and the Australian Aborigines' League

Summary Most non-Indigenous Australians know of Charles Perkins. Many are familiar with a few other Aboriginal leaders. Yet few have heard of...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014