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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LEAD Professional Development Workshop

May 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am AEST

LEAD Professional Development Association Inc. invites you to our 2024 National Reconciliation Week event.

Join us for morning tea and hear from two esteemed guest speakers!

Paul Newman – A voice for generations!

Paul Newman, with a proud Wiradjuri, Gadigal, Wailwan and Kamilaroi nations heritage, has more than three decades of experience working as an accomplished Aboriginal business leader, advisor, business coach and professional trainer. Paul is also a former chairperson of NSW Reconciliation Council.

Ivan Clarke – Taking up traditional roles and responsibilities to address community violence.

Ivan Clarke (Barkanji man) was born in far-western New South Wales, grew up on Bundjalung country and has resided and worked in Western Sydney for the past 20 years. He is a member of the Stolen Generations. Ivan has many years of experience as a counsellor, clinical and educational consultant and is a group leader in the Strong Aboriginal Men’s Program.


May 29
9:30 am - 11:30 am AEST
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LEAD Learning Centre
Suite 10, 197 Prospect HIghway
Seven Hills, New South Wales 2147 Australia


LEAD Professional Development Association Inc
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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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