Indigenous videos and resources

Updated: 24 June 2016

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Videos

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that these videos may contain images and voices of deceased persons.

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The find out when and where to vote before election day video, produced by Indigenous creative agency Carbon Media, features well-known Indigenous Australians encouraging voters to find out when and where to vote on the AEC website prior to election day.

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The how to make your vote count video, produced by Indigenous creative agency Carbon Media, features well-known Indigenous Australians explaining how to vote formally on the green ballot paper (House of Representatives) and the white ballot paper (Senate).

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The why it's important to vote video, produced by Indigenous creative agency Carbon Media, features well-known Indigenous Australians explaining why it's important to vote for your representatives in the two houses of Parliament.

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The voting is different this election video, produced by Indigenous creative agency Carbon Media, features well-known Indigenous Australians explaining the changes to the voting method for electing Senators in each state and territory.

opening scene from Enrolling to Vote motion graphics videoThe Enrolling to Vote motion graphics video shows how easy it is for Australian citizens aged 16 or over to enrol to vote.

scene from Louder than one voice video The Louder than one voice video, produced by Carbon Media, shares in the personal journeys of six Indigenous Australians and finds out why the right to vote is important to them. We learn that if we all stand up together we can be louder than one voice!

opening scene from National Indigenous Youth Parliament video Experience the highlights of the 2014 National Indigenous Youth Parliament (NIYP) through the eyes of six young Indigenous leaders. The NIYP was run by the Australian Electoral Commission’s Indigenous Electoral Participation Program in collaboration with the YMCA and the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House.

Classic poster series

The classic series posters were originally designed by Sydney-based studio Redback Graphix for the Australian Electoral Commission in 1988 then re-issued in 2012 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Indigenous Right to Vote. Copyright © Redback Graphix.

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Vote poster

Marie McMahon, Redback Graphix, for the AEC, 1988 and 2012

Enrol and Vote
 

Torres Strait poster

Marie McMahon, Redback Graphix, for the AEC, 1988 and 2012

It's your Australia

 Enrol to Vote poster

Stephen Lees, Redback Graphix, for the AEC, 1988 and 2012

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Most resources are available for download or viewing online.

Printed copies may be requested, depending on availability, by contacting the IEPP Indigenous and Community Engagement Officer in National Office.