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Land Rights Now

In the late 1950s, the beginnings of the modern mining industry, already-existing concerns over Aboriginal land rights were enhanced. The areas of interest in terms of uranium deposits were also centres that preserved traditional Aboriginal life.

The anti-uranium movement and the Aboriginal land rights movement were united with a common goal. In the 1960s and 1970s activists from the anti-nuclear movement started supporting local Aboriginal activism.

History Trust of South Australia, HT 2003.910 h