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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Sprigg Salon | Aboriginal Activism in South Australia

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm ACST

Celebrate National Reconciliation Week with this engaging presentation at the South Australian Museum, where we delve into the core of the 2024 National Reconciliation Week theme, “Now More Than Ever”, through a thought-provoking panel discussion.

Join us as we pay homage to South Australia’s rich history of Aboriginal activism, guided by speakers Jacinta Koolmatrie, Haydyn Bromley and Jade Turner. These voices of inspiration will illuminate some of the past, present, and future reconciliation efforts in our state.

The panel, moderated by Cliffy Wilson from Kuma Kaaru, features:

Jacinta Koolmatrie, Research and Project Officer, Department for Education, South Australia
Haydyn Bromley, Executive Director, Bookabee Australia PL
Jade Turner, Tarnanthi Art Fair Coordinator

Tickets are free, bookings encouraged.

6:00 – Museum opens and welcome networking
6:25 – Welcome to Country (Pacific Cultures Gallery)
6:30 – Panel discussion with Q&A following
7:30 – Panel discussion concludes
8:00 – Close of event

Details

Date:
May 29
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm ACST
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Website:
https://events.humanitix.com/sprigg-salon-aboriginal-activism-in-sa

Venue

South Australian Museum
North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia

Organiser

South Australian Museum
Phone
+61882077500
Email
bethany.ashley-ward@samuseum.sa.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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