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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ACT Natimuk presents ‘Now More Than Ever’

June 1 @ 7:30 pm - June 30 @ 4:00 pm AEST

ACT Natimuk, in partnership with Gariwerd Wimmera Reconciliation Network, is holding a special evening exhibition launch for Reconciliation Week. The exhibition is curated by Wotjobaluk, Djubagalk, Jadawadjali woman Gail Harradine and includes works by Gail and Wotjobaluk, Gunaikurnai man Thomas Marks.

The ‘Now More Than Ever’ exhibition LAUNCH will be held at the Goat Gallery in Natimuk on Saturday June 1st from 7.30pm. There will be a welcome drink and nibbles available. All welcome. The exhibition will run from June 1st to June 30th. Saturday and Sundays and a Friday showing on the Kings Birthday weekend.

Curator and featured artist Gail Harradine says that the exhibition ‘will delve into two artists interpretations of culture and strength in identity and Country in the context of standing staunch during recent challenging times for First Peoples’.

Details

Start:
June 1 @ 7:30 pm AEST
End:
June 30 @ 4:00 pm AEST
Event Category:
Website:
https://actnatimuk.com/events/reconciliation-week-2024-event/

Venue

Goat Gallery
87a Main Street
Natimuk, Victoria 3409 Australia

Organiser

ACT Natimuk
Phone
+61431847911
Email
dwmolan@gmail.com
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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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