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Published Thursday 28 May 2020
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National Reconciliation Week 2020

Today is the first day of National Reconciliation Week (NRW).

Each year NRW is 27 May to 3 June, following National Sorry Day. This year’s theme is ‘In this together’.

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.

At Mitchell Shire, we acknowledge Taungurung and Wurundjeri as the Traditional Owners of the land and continue to work towards Reconciliation through our Social Justice Framework, but we know there is still work to be done.

We would usually hold events over this week, but like many others, we are unable to due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In lieu of local events, Reconciliation Australia has comprised a list of online events you can participate in.

Reconciliation Australia Events

Thursday 28 May at 12pm

Tune in for a live debate ‘Reconciliation Bridge Walks of 2000: Paving the path for reconciliation’. View the Facebook Live event here

Friday 29 May at 9.05pm to 10pm

In Concert Together: Busby Marou, Alice Skye & Jimblah hosted by Christine Anu on Facebook Live and ABC Radio here

This page was last updated on 30 June 2020.