First Nations sovereignty and rights have driven resistance and activism since the arrival of the colonists in South Australia. The struggle continues.
Disability Rights Movement (1)
Since the early 1980s the disability rights movement in Australia has addressed the social nature of disability and demanded the right to self-determination and self-representation.
Labour & Union Movement (8)
Since the early days of the Australian colonies workers have united to campaign for improvements in working conditions.
LGBTQ+ Movement (5)
The 1970s saw the birth of LGBTQ+ organisations across Australia campaigning for legal and social reform.
Peace Movement (1)
We may associate the peace movement with the 1960s and 70s but organisations promoting peace and opposing war were first established in Australia at the beginning of the twentieth century.
Women's movement (12)
The women’s movement in Australia began with the campaign for women’s suffrage and the opportunity this afforded women to tackle gender inequalities.
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