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Cover of Reconciliation News magazine May 2021

Reconciliation News May 2021

The National Reconciliation Week edition of Reconciliation News explores moving from safe to brave with stories and commentary urging us all towards taking braver action for reconciliation.
Cover of 2020 Workplace RAP Barometer.

2020 Workplace RAP Barometer

The Workplace RAP Barometer (WRB) measures perceptions and attitudes in participating RAP organisations. It has been conducted every two years since 2012. The 2020 WRB features responses from 28,043 people across 92 organisations.
The 1967 Referendum.

1967 Referendum

The recognition of inequalities and giving the Australian Government the power to address them gave the 1967 referendum longstanding significance .
State of Reconciliation 2021 Summary Report cover

2021 State of Reconciliation in Australia

In 2016 Reconciliation Australia developed the first State of Reconciliation in Australia Report. Four years on, this report reflects on where we have come from, where we are today, where we need to get to, and how we can get there.
2020 Australian Reconciliation Barometer Cover

2020 Australian Reconciliation Barometer

The Australian Reconciliation Barometer (ARB) is a national research study that looks at the relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians, and how perceptions affect progress towards reconciliation.
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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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