Indigenous Rights and Freedoms
An experience of Democracy
Explore some of the stories associated with the journey of Indigenous rights and freedoms in our democracy.
Indigenous Rights and Freedoms – An Experience of Democracy unpacks the events and people of Old Parliament House from an Indigenous perspective.
This 25 minute 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 Indigenous rights and freedoms.
Behind these decisions were people and events that tell a rich story about our democracy and the journey that was taken by so many.
Indigenous Rights and Freedoms – An experience of Democracy:
- 25 minute digital video resource for classroom use
- unpack stories of events and people associated with Old Parliament House
- content aligned to the Australian Curriculum – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures (general capabilities), Civics and Citizenship and History strands
- addresses historical thinking concepts such as sources, continuity and change, cause and effect, significance and empathy
- accompanied by additional teacher resource and activities