Redfern Aboriginal Authority

Peak body for Aboriginal organisations, active in resisting state government takeover of land in Redfern.

Milestone
Formed
1983
Name
Alternate
Organisation for Aboriginal Unity
Type

Redfern Aboriginal Authority

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,
2008

Formed in 1983 as a peak body for Aboriginal organisations, the Organisation for Aboriginal Unity was an early advocate for a treaty to be negotiated. In 2004 it intervened in state government plans to reacquire land at Redfern, and changed its name.