12 Jasper Jones


Jasper Jones: Background and Context

War and Peace in the 60s

The Sixties: The Years that Shaped a Generation

A Look Back at the Vietnam War

Photos: A Look Back at the Vietnam War

Cold Chisel Khe Sanh Lyrics

Khe Sanh Lyrics

Khe Sanh Official Lyric Video

Australia and the Vietnam War

Australia and the Vietnam War

Australia and the Vietnam War | The Vietnam War. (2016). Vietnam-war.commemoration.gov.au. Retrieved 26 July 2016, from http://vietnam-war.commemoration.gov.au/vietnam-war/index.php

The Vietnam War was the longest twentieth century conflict in which Australians participated ; it involved some 60,000 personnel and grew from a limited initial commitment of 30 military advisers in 1962 to include a battalion in 1965 and finally, in 1966, a task force... [read more]

White Australia Policy

White Australia Policy

Home. (2016). Splash. Retrieved 24 July 2016, from http://splash.abc.  net.au/home#!/  digibook/613054/  the-white-australia-policy

The Immigration Restriction Act of 1901 led to the restriction of non-European migration, which became known as the White Australia Policy.

White Australia Policy|Fact sheet. (2015). Racismnoway  .com.au. Retrieved 24 July 2016, from http://www.racismnoway.com.au/  teaching-resources/factsheets/59.html

The 'White Australia' policy describes Australia's approach to immigration, from federation until the latter part of the 20th century, which favoured applicants from certain countries. [read more]

Fact sheet – Abolition of the 'White Australia' Policy. (2016). Border.gov.au. Retrieved 24 July 2016, from https://www.border.gov.au/about/corporate/information/fact-sheets/08abolition

The abolition of the policy took place over a period of 25 years. Following the election of a coalition of the Liberal and Country parties in 1949, Immigration Minister Harold Holt allowed 800 non-European refugees to remain in Australia and Japanese war brides to enter Australia... [read more]

1967 Referendum

1967 Referendum

"The 1967 Referendum". Museum.wa.gov.au. N.p., 2007. Web. 22 July 2016.

On 27 May 1967, 90.77% of Australian voters recorded the largest ever ‘Yes’ vote in a referendum to alter the Australian constitution. This referendum finally enabled Aboriginal people to be counted in the national census and to be subject to Commonwealth laws, rather than just state laws.

Collaborating for Indigenous Rights

Collaborating for Indigenous Rights

Collaborating for Indigenous Rights 1957-1973. (2016). Nma.gov.au. Retrieved 23 July 2016, from http://www.nma.gov.au/  indigenous/home

The fifteen years from the late 1950s to the early 1970s was a time of unusual collaboration between black and white activists in Australia. Alliances were formed between Aboriginal Australians motivated to help their people and white Australians wanting to redress the injustices suffered by dispossessed peoples in the building of the Australian state. This site tells their stories.

Life in Australia: Perth video

Perth in the 1960s

Weekend Arts: Perth in the 1960s podcast

Perth in the 1960s Podcast

Moon Landing 1969

Moon Landing 1969

1960s Decade in Context

ABC Timeline of Australia in the Sixties