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1972

The Mili Mili publication was launched. Since its inception, Tranby has produced a range of publications, including newsletters, the Aborigines Welfare Bulletin (1959-1965), Mili Mili, Gooorialla (1979-1981) and student yearbooks. Mili Mili ran for 12 issues from 1972 to 1977 and covered Tranby-specific events and local Aboriginal initiatives. It also provided international reports and essays …

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1967

Tranby distributed ‘Vote Yes’ leaflets for the 1967 referendum, in which Australians voted overwhelmingly – over 90 per cent – to amend the Australian Constitution to allow the Commonwealth to make laws for Aboriginal people and include them in the census.

1957

The Reverend Alf Clint, an Anglican Bush Brother and activist for human rights, was looking for somewhere to establish a training centre for the development of co-operative practices for Aboriginal people. Reverend John Hope of Christchurch St Laurence said, ‘Tell Alf he can have Tranby’. The Co-operative for Aborigines (now known as Tranby) was established, …

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