With 2013 highlighting positive outcomes, 2014 shows us why we still have a long way to reach an equitable Australia.
CEO Leah Armstrong highlights why investing in women raises the fortunes of their families, communities and the nation.
Leah Armstrong presents report recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Constitution.
Australians urged to wait until Expert Panel releases final report on Constitutional recognition before dismissing reform options.
Graham Evans announces retirement as Reconciliation Australia Board member after six years of service.
A summary of Reconciliation Australia’s program and corporate activities, including the second Australian Reconciliation Barometer, the Panel for Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and the 200th Reconciliation Action Plan.
Managing Director of Carbon Media Wayne Denning speaks on participating in unique Indigenous governance experience in USA.
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
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