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Heal country 4-11 July

NAIDOC Week 2021

NAIDOC Week 2021 will be celebrated from Sunday 4 July to Sunday 11 July. It is an opportunity for all Australians to come together to celebrate the rich history, diverse cultures and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.Heal Country!

2020 Welcome - Refugee Week

Refugee Week – 20-26 June

Refugee Week is a great opportunity to show your school welcomes refugees and the contributions they make to our communities. The theme for 2021 is – Unity Unity – The way forward.  The volatility of life in recent times has

Reconciliation takes action 2021

National Reconciliation Week 2021

More than a Word. Reconciliation takes action. National Reconciliation Week is held annually from 27 May to 3 June.It is a time to celebrate and build on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.Reconciliation

School children waving harmony day flags in front of wall with writing: Everyone belongs

Harmony Day – 21 Mar.

Education is a key focus for Harmony Day. Communicate the importance of cultural diversity – encourage values, promote participation and provide some fun ways to learn.How can schools get involved Our diversity makes Australia a great place to live. Harmony Day

people marching with sign - Thank you Kevin Rudd

Anniversary of National Apology – 13 Feb.

Did you know... Anniversary of the National Apology are two separate days. On 13 February 2008, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd publically apologised, on behalf of the Federal Government, to the Stolen Generations – the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

uluru at sunset

Uluru Statement from the Heart

Written as an invitation to the Australian people, the Uluru Statement from the Heart aims to bring Australians together to recognise Indigenous Australians in the Constitution. The Uluru Statement from the Heart in your language SBS Radio - in consultation

Always was, Always will be. #NAIDOC 2020

NAIDOC Week 2020

National NAIDOC Week 2020 celebrations will be held from the 8-15 November.The November dates follow the decision by the National NAIDOC Committee (NNC) to postpone NAIDOC Week from the original July dates due to the impacts and uncertainty from the

Boy in crowd holding 'Peace' sign

International Day for Tolerance – 16 Nov 2020

Tolerance is respect, acceptance and appreciation of the rich diversity of our world's cultures, our forms of expression and ways of being human." Declaration of Principles on ToleranceFostering mutual understanding among cultures and peoplesEducation for tolerance should aim at countering