Reconciliation Australia: 20 Years On
While officially established in 2001, the road that lead to Reconciliation Australia’s inception started much earlier—with Australia’s first formal process of reconciliation in 1991.
Recipes for reconciliation
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are the first great culinary masters of this land, and we are lucky to be living in a time when native ingredients are finally
Torres Strait Islander Flag Flying Strong
The Torres Strait Islander flag was officially presented to the people of the Torres Strait at the sixth Torres Strait Cultural Festival on 29 May 1992.
Reconciliation News: May 2020
Our Reconciliation News edition for May 2020 is available to read online as a digital edition and a pdf.
When Australia walked the talk: the 2000 Reconciliation Bridge Walks
IN 2000, 250,000 Australians walked across the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Similar bridge walks in many towns and cities followed.
Be Brave. Make Change. NRW 2022 theme
The National Reconciliation Week 2022 theme, “Be Brave. Make Change.” is a challenge to all Australians to Be Brave and tackle the unfinished business of reconciliation so we can Make Change for the benefit of all Australians.
NRW 2021: Look for a book!
During NRW 2021 and beyond, take the opportunity to host a virtual or in-person book club and share the stories, perspectives and voices of Australia’s First Nations storytellers.
A deep human history: remapping Darug place names and culture on Dyarubbin, the Hawkesbury river
Historian Grace Karskens, in collaboration with Darug Traditional Owners and researchers, Leanne Watson, Erin Wilkins, Jasmine Seymour and Rhiannon Wright, explains how their truth-telling project looking into a long-lost list of Darug place names has the potential to permanently change the way we think about the Hawkesbury River—Dyarubbin.
Why educators need to #LearnOurTruth
Hayley McQuire from the National Indigenous Youth Education Coalition, chats about their new campaign for students and educators, #LearnOurTruth, and why truth-telling is important in the classroom.
Reconciliation requires action. AWARENESS IS NOT THE END GAME.
Writer and academic Summer May Finlay uses the results of the 2021 State of Reconciliation in Australia report to push allies and accomplices to braver action
Looking in the mirror: 20 years of Reconciliation Australia
Shelley Reys AO, CEO of Arrilla Indigenous Consulting and the inaugural Co-Chair of the Reconciliation Australia Board of Directors, looks back on 20 years of Reconciliation Australia.