Mabo



Eddie Mabo (c. 29 June 1936 – 21 January 1992) was an Indigenous Australian man from the Torres Strait Islands known for his role in campaigning for Indigenous land rights and for his role in a landmark decision of the High Court of Australia which overturned the legal doctrine of Terra Nullius ("nobody's land") today referred to as the ‘Mabo Case’. He was an activist in the 1967 Referendum campaign and helped found the Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Health Service. 

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