Initiated in 1996 by Reconciliation Australia to celebrate Indigenous history and culture in Australia and foster reconciliation discussion and activities, this year’s theme for National Reconciliation Week was Dont keep history a mystery: Learn. Share. Grow.
In Sydney, AIEF Executive Director Andrew Penfold was joined by AIEF Graduate Jackson Dowling at ASICs NRW event, which was streamed to their offices across Australia.
At St Vincent’s College, Potts Point, students shared their stories at a Sorry Day assembly with the theme ‘Women are Warriors. Strong women, Strong Culture, Strong Future’.
In Brisbane, AIEF Graduate Unngoorra Harbour was the guest speaker at KPMGs Reconciliation Week lunch, where he spoke on the theme of Reconciliation and education, while at St Peters Lutheran College, AIEF Alumni Latiesha Dunbar and Frank Lowah joined students in a lunch celebrating their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.