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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National Reconciliation Week Event at Yagan Square

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm AWST

A special event in celebration of National Reconciliation Week 2024. Now More than Ever, brings to life vibrant local Indigenous market stalls; offering an authentic array of art, crafts, apparel, jewellery, gifts and traditional wellness products. Attendees will have the chance to join complimentary cultural tours guided by the esteemed Aboriginal guide Justin Martin where Justin will delve into the history and significance of Yagan Square, providing enriching insights. Tours will take place at 11am, 12noon and 1pm. No registrations are required and it’s completely free to attend! Simply meet near the Digital Tower 10 minutes before the scheduled start time.

The Digital Tower will host a visually captivating exhibit, featuring significant pieces from local Indigenous film producers. Enhancing the dynamic atmosphere of the event, artist Sharyn Egan will lead walk-up-and-weave sessions, volunteers and staff from Reconciliation WA will be available to have a yarn and sell merchandise.

Details

Date:
May 31
Time:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm AWST
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/424241016916374/

Venue

Yagan Square
Corner of Wellington and William Streets
Perth, Western Australia 6000 Australia

Organiser

DevelopmentWA
Email
fiona.carlino@developmentwa.com.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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