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Sorry Day and National Reconciliation Week at Curtin

[Posted: 22 May 2015]

This week Curtin recognises to two important events in the national calendar. Sorry Day (26th May), where the nation remembers and commemorates the mistreatment of the Stolen Generations and National Reconciliation Week (27th May to 3rd June), which commemorates the two significant milestones in our country’s reconciliation journey – the 1967 referendum and the High Court Mabo decision.

The theme of this year’s National Reconciliation Week theme is ‘Its Time To Change it Up’ and Curtin’s focus is on putting commitment into action and achieving outcomes set out in the its Reconciliation Action Plan 2014-2017.

National Reconciliation Week 2015 It's time to change it up

Events at Curtin to recognise Sorry Day and Reconciliation Week

Curtin will be hosting a range of events throughout the week, and students and staff are encouraged to attend.

26th May 1 pm to 2 pm: Sorry Day - Planting of the Native Hibiscus

27th May 12 pm to 1 pm: Reconciliation Lunch @ The Centre for Aboriginal Studies

28th May 12.30 pm to 2.00 pm: Movie screening of "Our Generation"

Visit the Curtin Robertson Library Display

Throughout National Reconciliation Week, the library foyer will feature a display of images, articles and resources giving historical and cultural perspective to the message of reconciliation and hope for the future.

More information

For more information about these two significant events and the reconciliation journey, visit the Reconciliation Australia website.