Using pp 153-157, write an overview of the 1967 Referendum to give the Federal Government the authority to act for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

You should write three paragraphs:

  1. Why was there a need for the referendum and what was the outcome?
  2. What were the arguments ‘For’?
  3. Why did some people vote ‘Against’?

You should include some examples of people involved.