Tag: Reconciliation

RECOGNISE – Koori Mail Op Ed: Recognition lets seize the opportunity

The announcement of Patrick Dodson’s move to the Australian Senate for WA is another significant moment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. He is a leader of great integrity and intellect, whose advocacy commands enormous respect. With the potential move of another experienced leader, Linda Burney to the Canberra corridors of power, the number… Continue Reading RECOGNISE – Koori Mail Op Ed: Recognition lets seize the opportunity

Increased Indigenous representation in Parliament welcome | Australian Human Rights Commission

Increased Indigenous representation in Federal Parliament is “a significant step forward for our mob and for the nation”, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Mick Gooda, said. “I am delighted by the news that Professor Patrick Dodson will stand for the Senate in Western Australia. I am also thrilled by the prospect… Continue Reading Increased Indigenous representation in Parliament welcome | Australian Human Rights Commission

Apology anniversary 13 February 2016 – Healing Foundation

The anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations is on February 13 and we are celebrating the strength and courage of our Stolen Generations heroes.   The Apology anniversary theme for 2016 is Heal our Past, Build our Future, Celebrating our Heroes. It highlights the importance of recognising and sharing the experiences of… Continue Reading Apology anniversary 13 February 2016 – Healing Foundation

The Referendum Council announced! – RECOGNISE

We welcome the announcement by the Federal Government of the establishment of the Referendum Council! The Council was a key recommendation from the meeting of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representatives with the then Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten in July. The role of the Council will include overseeing further community… Continue Reading The Referendum Council announced! – RECOGNISE

The Record » Justice, Ecology and Development Office joins Welcome to Australia celebration

The Justice, Ecology and Development Office last month joined hundreds of West Australians in welcoming refugees, migrants and visitors to Australia at a family fun day at John MacMillan Park. Director Carol Mitchell said it was wonderful to see such a joyous welcome expressed to those from many other nations. The event, said Mrs Mitchell,… Continue Reading The Record » Justice, Ecology and Development Office joins Welcome to Australia celebration

Edmund Rice Centre Mirrabooka at the Darlington Arts Festival Saturday 31st October, Sunday 1st Novemeber

Edmund Rice Centre Mirrabooka Fundraising Event: Plant Stall Darlington Arts Festival 2015   When: Saturday 31st October – Sunday 1st November, 10am – 5.00pm Where: Darlington Oval, Cnr Owen Rd and Pine Tce, Darlington   All proceeds will go to ERCM Activities.   Over 100 Craft and Refreshment Stalls, Art Exhibitions Workshops, Multicultural Entertainment, Activities: http://www.darlingtonartsfestival.org/  

Walk Together to celebrate Australia’s diversity on Saturday 31 October

You are invited to the Welcome to Australia event “Walk Together“ on Saturday 31 October 2015.   Walk Together is an annual national celebration of Australia’s diversity, designed as a tangible expression of the welcoming, fair and compassionate society we’re committed to building. Faced with increasing instances of fear and prejudice, it’s more important than ever… Continue Reading Walk Together to celebrate Australia’s diversity on Saturday 31 October

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday – 5th July

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday – 5th July   The first Sunday in July celebrates National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday, that is, this Sunday, the 5th of July.   It is a time where Catholics from all over Australia celebrate and acknowledge the gifts that Indigenous people bring to the Catholic… Continue Reading National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday – 5th July

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

Justice, Ecology and Development Office © 2014 Frontier Theme