Reconciliation Week 2013
27 MAY – 3 JUNE 2013
National Reconciliation Week is a time to celebrate and build on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.
Highlights at Sydney include:
An interactive forum hosted by Triple J's Alex Dyson on Saturday 25 May, aiming to generate discussion around racism in Australia.
Show your support for reconciliation in Australia by planting a hand in Australia’s largest public artwork. Runs till Monday 3 June.
Featuring keynote speakers, entertainment and a BBQ lunch on Monday 27 May.
Discover the 'People of the Rainforest' in the QLD collections and 19th Century artefacts from NSW at Macleay Museum on Monday 27 May and Saturday 1 June.
The topic is "The challenge and necessity of changing our Constitution", with panellists Dr Tom Calma, Professor Anne Twomey and Associate Professor Sarah Maddison, on Tuesday 28 May.
Featuring Shane Phillips, Australian Local Hero of the Year; Ron Allum, NSW Senior Australian of the Year; and Corey Payne, Young Australian of the Year.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students' Experience Days provide the opportunity to experience university life and encourage more students to consider higher education as an option.