Websites with further resources
- Documenting a Democracy, National Archives of Australia
- Freedom Ride, includes diary of Sydney University student Ann Curthoys
- Koorie Web, 'a place in cyberspace for indigenous peoples of Australia'
- The Origin of Commonwealth Involvement in Indigenous Affairs and the 1967 Referendum, J Gardiner-Garden, Background Paper 11, Australian Parliamentary Library
- Reason in Revolt: Source Documents of Australian Radicalism
- Reconciliation Australia
- See also Australian Dictionary of Biography for biographical information on people not listed in the People section of this website
Nadine Amadio, Albert Namatjira: The Life and Work of an Australian Painter, Macmillan, South Melbourne, 1986.
Bain Attwood, Rights for Aborigines, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 2003.
Bain Attwood and Andrew Markus, The 1967 Referendum: Race, Power and the Australian Constitution, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 2007.
Bain Attwood and Andrew Markus, Thinking Black: William Cooper and the Australian Aborigines' League, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 2004.
Bain Attwood and Andrew Markus, The Struggle for Aboriginal Rights, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1999.
Bain Attwood and Andrew Markus, The 1967 Referendum, or When Aborigines Didn't Get the Vote, Canberra, 1997.
Faith Bandler, Turning the Tide: A Personal History of the Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 1989.
Faith Bandler and L Fox (eds), The Time Was Ripe: The Story of the Aboriginal-Australian Fellowship 1956–1969, Alternative Publishing Co-operative Ltd, Sydney, 1983.
Scott Bennett, White Politics and Black Australians, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1999.
Scott Bennett, 'The 1967 Referendum', Australian Aboriginal Studies, (2), 1985, pp 26–31.
Richard Broome, Aboriginal Victorians: A History since 1800, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 2005.
Richard Broome, Aboriginal Australians: Black Response to White Dominance 1788–1980, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1982.
Richard Broome and C Manning, A Man of All Tribes: The Life of Alick Jackomos, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 2006.
Bill Bunbury, It's Not the Money, It's the Land: Aboriginal Stockmen and the Equal Wages Case, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, North Fremantle, 2002.
Verity Burgmann, Power and Protest: Movements for Change in Australian Society, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1993.
John Chesterman, Civil Rights: How Indigenous Australians Won Formal Equality, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 2005.
John Chesterman and B Galligan (eds), Defining Australian Citizenship: Selected Documents, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1999.
John Chesterman and B Galligan, Citizens Without Rights: Aborigines and Australian Citizenship, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1997.
Mavis Thorpe Clarke, Pastor Doug: The Story of Sir Douglas Nicholls, Aboriginal Leader, Lansdowne Press, Melbourne, 1966.
Kathie Cochrane, Oodgeroo, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1994.
A Cole, Victoria Haskins and F Paisley, Uncommon Common Ground: White Women in Aboriginal History, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 2005.
Lenore Coltheart, (ed) Jessie Street: A Revised Autobiography, The Federation Press, Sydney, 2004.
HC Coombs, Kulinma: Listening to Aboriginal Australians, Australian National University Press, Canberra, 1978.
Ann Curthoys, Freedom Ride: A Freedom Rider Remembers, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 2002.
Peter D'Abbs, The Vestey Story, Australian Meat Industry Employees Union (Victorian Branch), Melbourne, 1970.
Elaine Darling, They Spoke Out Pretty Good: Politics and Gender in the Brisbane Aboriginal Rights Movement 1958–1962, Janoan Media Exchange, St Kilda, 1998.
Jack Davis, A Boy's Life, Magabala Books, Broome, 1991.
Charles Duguid, Doctor and the Aborigines, Rigby, Adelaide, 1972.
AP Elkin, Citizenship for the Aborigines: A National Aboriginal Policy, Australasian Publishing Company, Sydney, 1944.
Frank Engel, Turning Land into Hope, Melbourne, 1968.
Julie Fenwick, 'Worrying About Our Land': Conceptualising Land Rights 1963–1971, Monash Publications in History, Clayton, 2001.
Bill Gammage and Andrew Markus (eds), All That Dirt: Aborigines 1938, Australian National University, Canberra, 1982.
Kerry Gilbert, Because A White Man'll Never Do It, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1972.
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Heather Goodall, Invasion to Embassy: Land in Aboriginal Politics in New South Wales, 1770–1972, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1996.
William Grayden, Adam and Atoms, Daniels, Perth, 1957.
Anna Haebich, Broken Circles: Fragmenting Indigenous Families 1800–2000, WA, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, 2000.
Anna Haebich, Spinning the Dream: Assimilation in Australia 1950–1970, Fremantle Press, North Fremantle, WA, 2008.
Frank Hardy, The Unlucky Australians, One Day Hill, Melbourne, 1968, this edition London, 1981.
Stewart Harris, This Our Land, Australian National University Press, Canberra, 1972.
Paul Hasluck, Shades of Darkness: Aboriginal Affairs 1925–1965, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 1988.
Paul Hasluck, Black Australians, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 1942.
Jack Horner, Seeking Racial Justice: An Insider's Memoir of the Movement for Aboriginal Advancement, 1938–1978, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 2004.
Jaqck Horner, Bill Ferguson: Fighter for Aboriginal Freedom, 2nd edn, Canberra, 1974.
Jack Horner and Marcia Langton, 'The Day of Mourning' in B Gammage and P Spearritt (eds), Australians 1938, Syme and Weldon, Sydney, 1987, pp 29–35.
David Horton, (ed), The Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 1994.
M Howard, Aboriginal Politics in South Western Australia, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands WA, 1981.
Peter Howson, The Howson Diaries: The Life of Politics, Ringwood, 1984.
Sitarani Kerin, An Attitude of Respect: Anna Vroland and Aboriginal Rights 1947–1957, Monash Publications in History, Melbourne, 1999.
Rosalind Kidd, Black Lives, Government Lies, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 2006.
Rosalind Kidd, Trustees on Trial: Recovering the Stolen Wages, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 2006.
Rosalind Kidd, The Way We Civilise, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1997.
W Kymlicka and W Norman, 'Return of the citizen: a survey of recent work on citizenship theory', Ethics, no. 104, 1994, pp 352–81.
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Lorna Lippmann, Generations of Resistance: The Aboriginal Struggle for Justice, Longman Cheshire, Melbourne, 1981.
J Long, Aboriginal Settlements, Australian National University Press, Canberra, 1970.
Andrew Markus, Australian Race Relations, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1994.
Andrew Markus, 'Talk Longa Mouth' in Curthoys, A and Markus, A (eds), Who Are Our Enemies? Racism and the Working Class in Australia, Hale and Iremonger, Sydney, 1978.
Joe McGinness, Son of Alyandabu: My Fight for Aboriginal Rights, Queensland University Press, St Lucia, 1991.
A McGrath (ed), Contested Ground: Australian Aborigines Under the Crown, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1995.
McGregor, Russell, Imagined Destinies: Aboriginal Australians and the Doomed Race Theory, 1880–1939, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1997.
Don McLeod, How the West Was Lost, self-published, Port Hedland, 1984.
Hannah Middleton, But Now We Want the Land Back, New Age Publishers Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1977.
John Moriarty, Saltwater Fella, Viking, Ringwood, Victoria, 2000.
Fiona Paisley, Loving Protection?: Australian Feminism and Aboriginal Women's Rights 1919–1939, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, 2000.
Ian Palmer, Buying Back the Land: Organisational Struggle and the Aboriginal Land Fund Commission, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 1988.
Kingsley Palmer and Clancy McKenna, Somewhere Between Black and White: The Story of an Aboriginal Australian, MacMillan, South Melbourne, 1978.
Eve Peacock, History, Life and Times of Robert Anderson, Gheebelum Ngugi, Mulgumpin, Uniikup Productions, Brisbane, 2001.
Charles Perkins, A Bastard Like Me, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1975.
N Peterson and W Sanders, (eds), Citizenship and Indigenous Australians: Changing Conceptions and Possibilities, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1998.
Robert Porter, Paul Hasluck: A Political Biography, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, 1993.
Alan Powell, Far Country: A Short History of the Northern Territory, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1982.
Jolly Read and Peter Coppin, Kangkushot: The Life of Nyamal Lawman Peter Coppin, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, 1999.
Peter Read, Charles Perkins: A Biography, Viking, Ringwood, Victoria, 1990.
Peter Read, 'Darce Cassidy's freedom ride', Australian Aboriginal Studies, 1988, no. 1.
M Reay (ed), Aborigines Now, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1964.
Henry Reynolds, This Whispering in Our Hearts, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1998.
Henry Reynolds, The Law of the Land, Penguin, Ringwood Victoria, 1987.
Bruce Rigsby and Nicholas Peterson, Donald Thomson: The Man and the Scholar, Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, Canberra, 2005.
Scott Robinson, 'The Aboriginal Tent Embassy, 1972', MA thesis, Australian National University, Canberra, 1993.
CD Rowley, A Matter of Justice, Australian National University Press, Canberra, 1987.
CD Rowley, Recovery: The Politics of Aboriginal Reform, Penguin, Melbourne, 1986.
CD Rowley, Outcasts in White Australia, Penguin, Sydney, 1972.
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Tim Rowse, Nugget Coombs: A Reforming Life, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, 2002.
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Tim Rowse, White Flour, White Power: From Rations to Citizenship, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1998.
Peter Sekuless, Jessie Street, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1978.
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Frank Stevens, Black Australia, Alternative Publishing Co-operative Limited, Sydney, 1981.
Frank Stevens, Politics of Prejudice, Alternative Publishing Company Limited, Sydney, 1980.
Frank Stevens (ed), Racism: The Australian Experience, vol. 2, Taplinger Publishing Company Inc, New York, 1972.
Frank Stevens, Equal Wages for Aborigines, Aura Press, Sydney, 1968.
S Stone (ed), Aborigines in White Australia: A Documentary History of the Attitudes Affecting Official Policy and the Australian Aborigine 1697–1973, Heinemann Educational Australia, South Yarra, 1974.
Donald Stuart, Yandy, Georgian House, Melbourne, 1959.
Roberta Sykes, Snake Dancing, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1998.
Sue Taffe, Black and White Together: FCAATSI, the Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders, 1958–1973, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 2005.
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Sue Taffe, 'Health, the law and racism: the campaign to amend the discriminatory clauses in the Tuberculosis Act', Labour History, no. 76, May 1999, pp 41–58.
Sue Taffe, 'Australian diplomacy in a policy vacuum: government and Aboriginal affairs, 1961–62', Aboriginal History, vol. 19, part 2, 1995, pp 154–72.
Colin Tatz (ed), Black Viewpoints: The Aboriginal Experience, Australia and New Zealand Book Company Pty Ltd, Brookvale, NSW, 1975.
Margaret Tucker, If Everyone Cared: Autobiography of Margaret Tucker MBE, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1977.
A Turner (ed), Black Power in Australia, South Yarra, Victoria, Heinemann Educational Australia, 1975.
Victorian Aborigines Advancement League, Victims or Victors?, Hyland House, Melbourne, 1985.
Kath Walker, My People, Jacaranda, Brisbane, 1970.
Kath Walker, We are Going, Jacaranda, Brisbane, 1964.
Edgar Wells, Reward and Punishment in Arnhem Land, Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies, Canberra, 1982.
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Nancy Williams, The Yolngu and their Land, California, Stanford University Press, Stanford, 1986.
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