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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Native Plant and Traditional Tools Workshop with Dreamtime Connections

3 June @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm GMT

Celebrate Reconciliation Week with Dreamtime Connection’s Aaron Chatfield for a talk on indigenous plant use, looking at the edible and medicinal uses of native plants used by Aboriginal people for thousands of years. There will also be a chance to look at and learn about traditional tools followed by some bushtucker snacks and native bush tea.

All participants will take home a native plant seedling to add to their garden.

In keeping with this year’s Reconciliation Week theme, Be a Voice for Generations, this is an intergenerational workshop. Children under 14 to be accompanied by a participating adult.


Mugga Mugga Cottage Education Centre
129 Narrabundah Ln, Symonston
Canberra, ACT 2609 Australia


ACT Historic Places
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