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National Reconciliation Week

27 May - 3 June 2022

National Reconciliation Week is a time for everyone to come together to learn about Australia’s shared histories, cultures and achievements and continue to build respectful relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the wider community. 

This year’s theme is ‘Be Brave. Make Change.’ - a challenge for all Australians – individuals, families, communities, organisations and government to ‘Be Brave’ and tackle the unfinished business of reconciliation so we can ‘Make Change’ for the benefit of all Australians.

Southern Cross University Indigenous Events Coordinating Committee (SCUIECC) invites you to come along and listen to a Yarning Circle with Elders, SCU Executive, Faculty Deans, Work Unit Heads and SCU staff as they share the achievements of reconciliation taking place across the University. 

It’s also an opportunity to explore ways how to continue to share the University’s values and the values of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities to inspire our students, staff and the wider community to ‘transform tomorrow’ through reconciliation.

The Yarning Circle will be zoomed across each campus and online with an opportunity to ask questions afterwards.

Date: Wednesday June 1, 2022

Time: 12.00pm – 2.00pm

Zoom Venues:

  • Gnibi Room H2.17, Lismore campus
  • Room A4.05, Gold Coast campus
  • D Block Theatre, Coffs Harbour campus
  • Light lunch will be provided for those attending venues above in person

RSVP: scuiecc@scu.edu.au (please advise which campus you’ll be attending for catering purposes)

Online zoom: https://scuonline.zoom.us/j/82950536955

Please note this event will be recorded and put on the SCU website at a later date.


Other Activities:

Date: Wednesday June 1, 2022

Venue: Plaza, Lismore campus

  • Cultural Weaving Workshop (from 11am-2pm)
  • Music by Indigenous artists (from 12pm)
    (in partnership with LEXSA and TAFE NSW)

Community Events:

Event: Mobile Education Centre with the Survivors of Kinchela Boys Home

Date: Wednesday June 15, 2022

Time: 10.30am

Location: TAFE NSW, Coffs Harbour Education Campus.

See the KBHAC Reconciliation Week flyer for more details.


More information on National Reconciliation Week and other events:

https://nrw.reconciliation.org.au/

National Reconciliation Week 2022

Date and time

From: 12:00 AM Friday, May 27, 2022 To: 12:00 PM Friday, June 3, 2022

Location

Gnibi Room H2.17, Lismore campus

Room A4.05, Gold Coast campus

D Block Theatre, Coffs Harbour campus

Online