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.

You can also add your own event to this calendar or register your private event.

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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Countryman Screening at Woollahra Library Double Bay

May 30 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm AEST

The night will begin with some light refreshments and Cultural tastings by Goanna Hut before we host the screening of the documentary Countryman to celebrate National Reconciliation Week.

A 10,000 KMS JOURNEY WHERE INDIGENOUS AND IMMIGRANT AUSTRALIAN STORIES CONVERGE.

Retracing his late immigrant father’s footsteps, a traveller from the urban coast embarks on a 10,000km road trip around Northern Australia. In remote desert country he encounters an emerging Warumungu artist whose father was also a migrant. Through their growing friendship they discover the living history of each other’s Indigenous and Mediterranean ancestry re-igniting connections along the way.

Following the screening there will be a Q&A with Countryman’s Director Peter Pecotic and special recorded messages from Joseph Williams and other dignitaries.

Venue

Woollahra Library at Double Bay
451 New South Head Road
Double Bay, New South Wales 2028 Australia

Organiser

Wooollahra Council
Phone
+61466638481
Email
grant.cummins@woollahra.nsw.gov.au
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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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