Indigenous rights and freedoms – an experience of democracy

This resource addresses historical thinking concepts such as sources, continuity and change, cause and effect, significance and empathy.

While Old Parliament House was the home of Australia's federal parliament many decisions were made to advance First Nations rights and freedoms. 

Behind these decisions were people and events that tell a rich story about our democracy.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that the following program may contain images and voices of deceased persons.

Black and white image of the front of Old Parliament House with a crowd of people of gathered at the foot of the stairs. The building is white with columns and an Australian flag flies at the top.