Thanks for registering for Voices for Reconciliation

We can’t wait to see and hear your choir’s contribution to National Reconciliation Week 2024 (27 May – 3 June).

Download choir arrangements here. The password to access these resources is: Reconciliation2024.

Please do not share this information beyond your choir.

How to send us your performance video

Remember, you don’t need to share your performance video with us for your choir or singing group to take part.

If you choose to submit your video, it will help us share the impact of Voices for Reconciliation and we would love to include your performance video on our channels throughout National Reconciliation Week.

If you choose to send us your video to us, we suggest you send via WeTransfer to [email protected]

Please note: The deadline for video submissions is 8pm Wednesday 15 May 2024.

We also encourage you to share the file on your social channels at any time during National Reconciliation Week using the tags #NRW2024 #LouderThanEver

Tips for filming

  • You can record on your smart phone, just check your settings to ensure:
    • Video is set to record at 1080p at 60FPS (4K files are too large for sharing)
    • Stereo sound is enabled
  • Film in a well-lit area (natural light is best)
  • Avoid areas with a lot of background noise or echo
  • You can film in either landscape (wide) or portrait (upright) mode. Portrait is more compatible with social media sharing.
  • Watch it back after you have recorded and make sure you are happy with it before sharing your video

Please note: We are unable to provide video editing support. Please send only complete files through for us to consider for inclusion on our social channels or website.

If you have any questions about Voices for Reconciliation or sharing your video, please email [email protected]

For more information about National Reconciliation Week go to our National Reconciliation Week page.

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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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