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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Goolugatup: The Story Behind the Name

20 June @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AWST

Join Place Names Melville Project Coordinator, Noelene Mantellato, in an immersive experience showcasing stories from, and the methodology behind the Place Names process for Goolugatup Heathcote and Lowerlands.

The City of Melville has been working in partnership with Community Arts Network (CAN) and Moodjar Consultancy delivering a community-led, creative model that decodes the ancient meaning embedded in and Noongar placenames for sites located within the City of Melville including Goolugatup. The project aims to acknowledge shared meanings and reveal Aboriginal location names for sites across the City.


20 June
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm AWST
Event Category:


AHBracks Library + Creative Space
Cnr Stock Road and Canning Highway
Melville, Western Australia 6156 Australia


City of Melville
View Organiser Website


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