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Searchable Aboriginal history timeline

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Australian Aboriginal history is the only history that grows both ways – forward into the present and backwards into the past as new scientific methods indicate that archaeological sites are much older than originally thought.

Just as we have learned about your history, please learn about ours. — From the Ngambri petition claiming the area of Canberra, January 2007 [1]

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26 May 2011

The National Sorry Day Committee releases the first progress scorecard of the Stolen Generations Working Partnership.

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[1] Koori Mail 394 p.11

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Korff, J 2019, Searchable Aboriginal history timeline, <https://www.creativespirits.info/aboriginalculture/history/australian-aboriginal-history-timeline>, retrieved 26 May 2019

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