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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Reconciliation NSW Virtual Breakfast

May 29 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am AEST

Reconciliation NSW will be livestreaming the NSW 2024 NRW Virtual Breakfast to organisations across the state who can host their own breakfast event locally. The NSW 2024 NRW Virtual Breakfast will feature:
– A Welcome to Country
– The Hon. David M. Harris, NSW Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Treaty, outlining the NSW Government’s priorities for Aboriginal Affairs.
– Karen Mundine, CEO, Reconciliation Australia, discussing the NRW Theme for 2024 and call to action.
– A panel of Aboriginal community changemakers will discuss “Charting a Path Forward: Empowering Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Communities, Now More than Ever”. The cross sector panel includes:
Joshua Staines (Wiradjuri), Panel Facilitator
Mitchell Beggs Mowczan (Wiradjuri), Aboriginal Health
Belinda Huntriss (Worimi), Aboriginal Education
Stu Jordan, Sustainable Land Management & Cultural Heritage
We are excited to be able to facilitate this year’s event to concurrently happen across hundreds of locations across NSW.

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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