Voices for Reconciliation: Choirs Registration

Register here to be part of Voices for Reconciliation: Louder than Ever. Your commitment and participation today can lead to great changes for the generations of tomorrow.

Please register your choir or group’s participation by completing the form below.

Once registered, you will receive access to download choir arrangements and backing tracks.

Registering helps us keep track of participation so we can keep you updated in the lead up to NRW.

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Before you provide any footage to Reconciliation Australia you must confirm you have the consent of everyone involved to be filmed.

Any footage you provide to Reconciliation Australia will be with the understanding that you have given permission to release the footage to positively promote and raise awareness of National Reconciliation Week, reconciliation and/or Reconciliation Australia.

Reconciliation Australia may use the images and/or footage in the following ways:

  • In the media to illustrate reconciliation and Reconciliation Australia
  • On Reconciliation Australia’s website
  • In Reconciliation Australia publications and in communication resources including social media to promote reconciliation and/or Reconciliation Australia
  • We will use this footage responsibly and only for the purposes outlined.

Reconciliation Australia will contact you via email with updates about this project and with other information about National Reconciliation Week.

Reconciliation Australia reserves the right to promote or edit any received videos or content as part of promoting Voices for Reconciliation and National Reconciliation Week 2024. This includes compilations for online platforms, such as social media channels, websites, and electronic direct mailings. We’re looking forward to watching your submission, however, due to the volume of videos and content received, not all videos are able to be featured.

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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