Annual Review 2010-2011


The 2010-2011 Annual Review outlines the activities undertaken during the period July 2010 to June 2011. With financial information and messages from the organisation’s leaders, the review also includes:

  • 2011 National Reconciliation Week, with the theme Let’s Talk Recognition
  • The Indigenous Governance Awards, featuring eight finalists
  • Reaching a significant milestone, with the launch of the 200th organisation to formally launch a Reconciliation Action Plan – Blacktown City Council, which is home to the largest Aboriginal population in NSW
  • Case studies on KPMG as a Corporate RAP partner and Australia Post as a Government RAP partner
  • Appointment to work with the Panel for Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
  • The launch of the second Australian Reconciliation Barometer
  • Hosting a group of influential women at the Garma Festival in East Arnhem Land
  • Results from the Indigenous Financial Services Network

See the Reconciliation Australia Limited Annual Financial Report 2011.

Cover of Reconciliation Australia Annual Review 2018-2019. Image shows the headshots of six people who have been photoshopped together in a line. They are all smiling at the camera.

Annual Review 2010-2011

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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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