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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Nyin Ni Koorl

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am AWST

We invite you to Nyin, Ni, Koorl (Sit, Listen, Walk) for reconciliation on Saturday, 1 June at Dyoondalup Point Walter. Ni (listen) to the stories of Elders and koorl (walk) with us along the beautiful bidi (paths) from Kwoppa Kepa to Jennalup, as you contemplate what you can do in your life to make change for reconciliation.

Featuring very special guests, Elder Aunty Marie Taylor who will welcome us to Country, followed by Uncle Nolan Hunter, Aboriginal Co-Chair of Reconciliation WA who will share stories of what reconciliation means to him.

This is a free City of Melville event, please register to let us know you’re coming and to receive event updates.

Details

Date:
June 1
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am AWST
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.melvillecity.com.au/things-to-do/events/whats-on/nyin,-ni,-koorl-(sit,-listen,-walk)

Venue

Stolen Generations Memorial at Dyoondalup Point Walter Reserve
Dyoondalup Point Walter Reserve, Stolen Generations Memorial, Honour Ave,
Bicton, Western Australia 6157 Australia

Organiser

City of Melville
Phone
+611300635845
Email
melinfo@melville.wa.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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