Visit the National Archives of Australia’s ‘Uncommon Lives’ website http://uncommonlives.naa.gov.au/index.aspx and navigate your way through the section for Dhakiyarr Wirrpanda

Visit the National Archives of Australia’s ‘Uncommon Lives’ website http://uncommonlives.naa.gov.au/index.aspx and navigate your way through the section for Dhakiyarr Wirrpanda

 

Using the documents available on this site and any other relevant and appropriate sources you can find, explain how and why the first case of an Aboriginal Australian to be heard in the High Court attracted national and international attention.