Reconciliation Week

Reconciliation Week

Reconciliation Week

Mon 22 May 2017 12:00 - Fri 26 May 2017 20:00

Union Court

PARSA, ANUSA and Tjabal are celebrating Reconciliation Week from the 22nd May to the 26th of May. Reconciliation Week celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.

In 2017, we are reflecting upon two significant anniversaries in Australia’s reconciliation journey – 50 years since the 1967 referendum, and 25 years since the historic Mabo decision. Join us, as we commemorate these significant milestones and look to take the next steps together in our reconciliation story.

We've got some wonderful events lined up:

23rd May, Tuesday, 12pm to 2pm. PARSA and WORONI Lunch, at Union Court

  • Free lunch, music and a live-streamed panel discussion

24th May, Wednesday 12-1.30pm. Indigenous Heritage Walk. Union Court

  • Meet at Union Court for a guided heritage walk lead by Adrian Brown

24th May, Wednesday 6pm- 8pm. Screening of the film “Freedom Ride” at the National Film and Sound Archive.

  • Come by for a screening of the film followed by free nibbles and drinks. Register here for catering: 

25th, May Thursday. 12pm-2pm Union Court Farewell at Union Court

  • As part of Reconciliation Week, we are also giving our beloved Union Court a goodbye farewell. Come join us for a special Reconciliation Week celebration. There will be a welcome to the country, smoking ceremony, an address from Vice-Chancellor Brian Schmidt, free lunch an indigenous music performance and a chance for you to make your mark on Union Court before it’s demolished! That’s right- come spray paint Union Court with a special message, hand-print, or even write down a memory you associate the court with. We’ll be capturing lots of fun moments, so stop by, and make your mark! Find out more
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26th May, 2pm-4pmFriday. National Sorry Day Address at China in the World

You can also check out our Facebook event for more information and updates.

Contact PARSA

PARSA Office
Building 17a (Union Court)
Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601

Office Hours:

9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
Call Us: +61 (02) 6125 4187
Write to Us: parsa@anu.edu.au