Freedom Ride

Protest trip in 1965 through country New South Wales which highlighted the segregation and lack of civil rights of Indigenous Australians. Students from the University of Sydney formed a group called the Student Action for Aboriginals and conducted the trip to also draw public attention to the poor state of Aboriginal health, education and housing.

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Date of event
12 Feb 1965 - 26 Feb 1965
Position
1965
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