A Sydney exhibition is showcasing the history of the Aborigines Progressive Association, which was initially a protest group that burst onto the political landscape in 1938 when an all-Aboriginal Conference declared that year’s Australia Day a National Day of Mourning.
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Look back at the Legacy of an Early Indigenous Organisation