National Reconciliation Week

2023 Events

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.


The dates for NRW are the same each year; 27 May to 3 June.


Every year workplaces, schools, early learning services, community groups, reconciliation groups, and people right across the country host a whole range of activities.


You can also add your own event to this calendar or register your private event.


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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Exclusive Pentridge Prison Talk & Tour with Chris Austin

3 June @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm AEST

An exclusive opportunity to hear from The Torch artist and Keerraaywoorrong man, Chris Austin about his artwork that is deeply influenced and informed by his own time spent behind the bluestone walls.

Pentridge Prison Tours commissioned work from Chris for both the Warder’s Residence and more recently, B Division. Chris’s personal and authentic storytelling is integral to the Pentridge Prison Tours experience.

Beginning with a discussion between Robert Kercher, our National Trust Tourism Project Manager, with Chris Austin about his artworks and process.

This will be followed by a tour of B Division where Chris will present on his artworks and how they reflect the culture of First Nations people and their experience of incarceration.


3 June
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
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Pentridge Prison
1 Champ Street
Coburg, Victoria 3058 Australia


National Trust of Australia (Victoria)
(03) 9656 9889
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