Tag: Reconciliation WA

United Nations | International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples | 9 August 2016

  Tuesday 9th August is the International Day of Indigenous People, and this year the theme is “Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Education.”   From the United Nations’ website: This year’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is devoted to the right to education.   The right of indigenous peoples to education is protected by… Continue Reading United Nations | International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples | 9 August 2016

Sorry Day Commemoration Event – Thursday 26th May 2016

Thursday 26th May 2016, is National Sorry Day, which is a day for remembering the mistreatment of Australian indigenous people who were forcibly removed form their families and communities.   The first Sorry Day was held in 1998, a year after the tabling of the report Bringing Them Home; the result of an inquiry into… Continue Reading Sorry Day Commemoration Event – Thursday 26th May 2016

Week of Prayer for Reconciliation, 27 May to 3 June: Guide for Churches

The Week of Prayer for Reconciliation and National Reconciliation Week (NRW) are held each year between 27 May and 3 June. These dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey—the anniversaries of the successful 1967 referendum and the Mabo decision.   The NRW Guide for Churches (see below) provides useful information and ideas on… Continue Reading Week of Prayer for Reconciliation, 27 May to 3 June: Guide for Churches

RECOGNISE: No place for discrimination – on or off the field

  Today, the AFL launches Indigenous Round; a celebration and recognition of the huge contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander players have made to the game of Australian football. From May 27 to May 29, the Round celebrates Australia’s rich Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage – a fitting tribute to Australia’s national sport… Continue Reading RECOGNISE: No place for discrimination – on or off the field

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