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Senior crossword: General knowledge

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  • 1.  Prepared for action (5)
  • 3.  Universal Declaration of Human Rights (abbr.) (4)
  • 6. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (abbr.) (4)
  • 8.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (abbr.) (5)
  • 10.  28 Aboriginal people were killed by settlers in _____ Creek in 1838 (5)
  • 11.  United Nations (abbr.)
  • 15.  Process of uniting all Australians (14)
  • 16.  Cameleers from India, Iran, Egypt and Turkey who assisted Burke and Wills (6)
  • 17.  ‘Freedom _____’ was the name of a demonstration led by Charles Perkins in 1965 (4)
  • 18.  Prejudice against people on the basis of race (6)
  • 19.  A demand for land as a right (5)
  • 20.  Captain Cook declared Australia uninhabited under a doctrine called ‘terra _____’ (7)
  • 21.  The way of life and customs of a group of people (7)
  • 23.  A girl’s name, common in many countries (4)
  • 25.  Australian foreign language television and radio station (3)
  • 28.  The territory with the highest number of Indigenous language speakers (2)
  • 30.  Original inhabitants of a country are called _____ people (10)
  • 31.  Recognition of native title to land was acknowledged in the _____ decision (4)
  • 32.  Aboriginal people fought for Australia in Gallipoli in this country (6)
  • 34.  People from Irish, Scottish or Welsh origins (6)
  • 36.  Many different types of these are spoken in Australia (9)
  • 38.  One of the regions of origin of many Australians (4)
  • 39.  Person from Italy (7)
  • 42.  The major religion in Australia (8)
  • 43.  Another name for Uluru (5,4)
  • 44.  Name of an Australian explorer and late (4)
  • 45.  Abroad, outside of Australia (8)

Down

  • 1.  A referendum was held in 1999 to try to make Australia one (8)
  • 2.  Unfair treatment (14)
  • 4.  Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (abbr.) (5)
  • 5.  Decision that found that native title could co-exist with pastoral leases (3)
  • 7.  Racial Discrimination Act (abbr.) (3)
  • 8.  People from English heritage (5)
  • 9.  Aboriginal children taken from their families are called the _____ generation (6)
  • 10.  A person who migrates to another country (7)
  • 12.  Racial _____ is against the law (10)
  • 13.  The ‘White Australia _____’ prohibited the migration of non-Europeans (6)
  • 14.  Mechanism that makes racial harassment illegal (3)
  • 21.  Many different dialects of this language are spoken in Australia (7)
  • 22.  The national language of Australia (7)
  • 24.  First name of a well-known female Indigenous Australian Olympian, Peris-Kneebone (4)
  • 25.  An important part of Reconciliation is the National _____ Day (5)
  • 26.  Musical group of Aboriginal background called _____ Yindi (5)
  • 27.  Describes the variety of languages and cultures in Australia (9)
  • 28.  The state with the highest number of people born in a non-English speaking country (3)
  • 29.  Spiritual beliefs (9)
  • 31.  A term used to describe the killing of Indigenous people by the early settlers (8)
  • 33.  A law or statute (3)
  • 35.  In 1999, refugees from East _____ came to Australia temporarily (5)
  • 37.  Everyone has a _____ to a school free of racism (5)
  • 40.  The latest (4)
  • 41.  First name of a well known male Australian actor of Greek origin, Giannopoulos (4)
 
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