Wishing you knew more about Aboriginal culture? Search no more.
Get key foundational knowledge about Aboriginal culture in a fun and engaging way.
This is no ordinary resource: It includes a fictional story, quizzes, crosswords and even a treasure hunt.
Stop feeling bad about not knowing. Make it fun to know better.
Search the Aboriginal timeline
Arts | Conflict | Dispossession | Education | Health | Land & land rights | Massacres | Northern Territory Intervention | Politics | Prison | Protest | Recognition | Reconciliation | Remains repatriation | Self determination | Sport | Stolen generations | Stolen wages | Treaty
- Ancient history
- Pre-Cook (1400 – 1769)
- Early European (1770 – 1899)
- Early 20th century (1900 – 1969)
- Late 20th century (1970 – 1999)
- Early 21st century (2000 – 2010)
- Recent history
Australian Aboriginal history is the only history that grows both ways – forward into the present and backwards into the past as new scientific methods indicate that archaeological sites are much older than originally thought.
Just as we have learned about your history, please learn about ours. — From the Ngambri petition claiming the area of Canberra, January 2007 
Something that happened in August…
23 August 1972
NSW Director-General of Education approved the removal of the section of the teachers’ handbook that allowed school principals to refuse enrolment to Aboriginal children because of home conditions or substantial opposition from the community.