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 on the Rooftop

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm AEST

Join Aboriginal Housing Victoria, City of Yarra, and Yarra Libraries to celebrate Reconciliation Week and our shared histories, cultures, and achievements with speeches from Darren Smith, CEO of Aboriginal Housing Victoria, Travis Lovett, Yoorrook Justice Commissioner and the City of Yarra Mayor Edward Crossland. Afterwards, stay for light refreshments on the rooftop.

During the speeches, there will also be a family-friendly Creative Native Storytime in the Children’s Library.

Join Aboriginal Housing Victoria, City of Yarra, and Yarra Libraries to celebrate Reconciliation Week and our shared histories, cultures, and achievements with Creative Native Storytime, guest speakers and light refreshments.

If you have accessibility questions or requirements, please contact Yarra Libraries at [email protected] or on 1300 695 427.

Venue

Bargoonga Nganjin North Fitzroy Library
182 St Georges Road
FITZROY NORTH, Victoria 3068 Australia

Organiser

Aboriginal Housing Victoria
Phone
+61456688006
Email
communications@ahvic.org.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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