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Content description VCHHK155

History / Levels 9 and 10 / Historical Knowledge / The modern world and Australia / Rights and freedoms (1945 – the present)
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Effects of methods used by civil rights activists to achieve change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the role of one individual or group in the struggle
  1. investigating the role of Charles Perkins in the Freedom Ride of 1965 and the efficacy of television in bringing the struggle for rights and freedoms to national attention
  2. investigating the role of Vincent Lingiari in leading the 1966 Wave Hill walk-off and the significance of this event's contribution to causing the Aboriginal land rights movement
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