NRW Events Calendar 2024

Every year workplaces, schools, early learning services, community groups, reconciliation groups, and people right across the country host a whole range of activities and events during National Reconciliation Week (NRW).

Check out the events below and see how you can mark NRW at an event near you.

The dates for NRW are the same each year; 27 May to 3 June.

Please note: the events posted below are not the responsibility of Reconciliation Australia. If you have any questions regarding an event, please contact the organisers.

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Reconciliation Service

St John the Evangelist Church 181 Wardell, Enoggera, Queensland, Australia

The service will reflect the work done towards reconciliation between First Nations people of this land and the world.

RAPs Faith Taking to Faith Making

Grant Thornton Level 18/145 Ann Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

A discussion with Melanie Grills on RAPs as a tool to drive change: what builds legitimacy rather than tokenism?

Reconciliation by the River

Riverdale Primary School 15 De Mille St, Salisbury Downs, South Australia, Australia

Riverdale Primary School Community Twilight Markets

Lecture: The Call for an Australian Declaration of Independence

Federation University Berwick Building 903 100 Clyde Road, Berwick, Victoria, Australia

Jesse Fleay, Research Associate at the National Centre and PhD Scholar, will present on the Voice Referendum, Republicanism, and Reconciliation.

Aboriginal History Talk & Bushfood Tasting

North Ryde School of Arts Community Centre 201 Coxs Road, North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia

Join us this Reconciliation Week and learn about Aboriginal history and a bushfood tasting with Koori Kinnections.

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Paul House with gum leaves and smoke
Paul Girrawah House

Paul Girrawah House has multiple First Nation ancestries from the South-East Canberra region, including the Ngambri-Ngurmal (Walgalu), Pajong (Gundungurra), Wallabollooa (Ngunnawal) and Erambie/Brungle (Wiradyuri) family groups.

Paul acknowledges his diverse First Nation history, he particularly identifies as a descendant of Onyong aka Jindoomang from Weereewaa (Lake George) and Henry ‘Black Harry’ Williams from Namadgi who were both multilingual, essentially Walgalu-Ngunnawal-Wiradjuri speaking warriors and Ngunnawal–Wallaballooa man William Lane aka ‘Billy the Bull’ - Murrjinille.

Paul was born at the old Canberra hospital in the centre of his ancestral country and strongly acknowledges his First Nation matriarch ancestors, in particular his mother Dr Aunty Matilda House-Williams and grandmother, Ms Pearl Simpson-Wedge.

Paul completed a Bachelor of Community Management from Macquarie University, and Graduate Certificate in Wiradjuri Language, Culture and Heritage and Management from CSU.

Paul provided the Welcome to Country for the 47th Opening of Federal Parliament in 2022. Paul is Board Director, Ngambri Local Aboriginal Land Council, Member Indigenous Reference Group, National Museum of Australia and Australian Government Voice Referendum Engagement Group.  

Paul works on country with the ANU, First Nations Portfolio as a Senior Community Engagement Officer

Acknowledgement of Country

Reconciliation Australia acknowledges Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing  connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures; and to Elders past and present. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this website contains images or names of people who have passed away.

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