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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Mabo Day Concert 2023

3 June @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEST

Come join us in Federation Square on Mabo Day for a celebration of Torres Strait Islander peoples and culture.

Mabo Day commemorates Mer Island man Eddie Koiki Mabo and his successful efforts to overturn the legal fiction of terra nullius, or ‘land belonging to no-one’.

Curated by Torres Strait Islander creative Lisa Maza, this free community concert will be headlined by soul, R&B and pop artist Kee’ahn.

There will also be dance performances from Gerib Sik and Jaran, music by Luke Captain and a special presentation from lawyer Brian Bero about how we can continue the legacy of the Mabo decision.


3 June
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEST
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The Edge, Federation Square
Corner of Swanston St and Flinders St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia


City of Melbourne
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