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National Reconciliation Week: 27 May to 3 June 2020

National Reconciliation Week in 2020 is from Wednesday 27 May to Wednesday 3 June.

 

The theme for #NRW2020 is ‘In This Together’.

 

Every year, National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for 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 National Reconciliation Week remain the same each year: 27 May to 3 June. These dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey: the successful 1967 referendum (27 May) which improved the services available to Indigenous Australians, and the High Court Mabo decision (3 June) which was a significant legal case in Australia that resulted in recognition of the land rights of the Meriam people in the Torres Strait.

More information about National Reconciliation Week can be found on their website.

Girl Guides Victoria is committed to being an inclusive organisation. We want everyone in our community to feel seen, celebrated, and treated with the utmost respect. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander recognition and reconciliation is a vital part of our inclusivity, and we encourage all our members to engage with National Reconciliation Week.

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