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National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

In 1996, the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation launched Australia’s first National Reconciliation Week and in 2000, the biggest demonstration of public support for a cause in Australia, the Bridge Walk for Reconciliation, raised the national consciousness.

Reconciliation Week starts tomorrow, May 27, and continues with activities across the country until Saturday, June 3. The event provides an opportunity for the people of Australia to come together and learn more about our shared histories, cultures and achievements.

Several activities will take place over the week including the Kinship Festival in Murwillumbah.

Further information can be found at: www.reconciliation.org.au.

 


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8 COMMENTS

  1. To achieve reconciliation, the racial discrimination has to stop – especially the institutional, overt, racial discrimination

      • Are you for real? Check your history. Can you give me example of where you have suffered some form of institutional discrimination? ( real not imagined). I am a white male and don’t feel like I have been discriminated but privileged.

  2. Australia is going to need a huge amount of multi-cultural healing after ‘The Voice’ voting results are known.
    So starting now is a good idea.

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