National Reconciliation Week 2021

‘More than a word. Reconciliation takes action’

Reconciliation Australia’s theme for 2021 More than a word. Reconciliation takes action’, urges people to focus on what action is required on the journey to achieving equality between First Nations and non-First Nations people. Reconciliation is just another word, unless we all take practical steps to put it into action. 

“Let us start a new chapter in the future of Australia, where we walk as equals. Where reconciliation is not just a word and a day in the calendar, but where we reconcile the trauma and atrocities of the past and celebrate our shared future and knowledge.”

William TilmouthArrernte man and Founding Chair of Children’s Ground, Reconciliation Week 2018 
How can I be a part of change? National Reconciliation Week is a time for all Australians to learn about the truth of our Australian history, the depth of our First Nations cultures and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia with First Nations peoples and communities. 
When is Reconciliation Week? National Reconciliation Week takes place between 27 May to 3 June. These dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey — the successful 1967 referendum, and the High Court Mabo decision respectively. 

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