Canberra marks second ever Reconciliation Day public holiday

[Kate Medina, ABC]

The Government said the purpose behind the day was to create "a time for all Canberrans to learn about our shared histories, cultures and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia."

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Kathy Mills says Australia's reconciliation efforts are making no progress

[Shahni Wellington and Emily Smith, ABC]

Kathy Mills wants to see Australians use their wealth of reconciliatory tools — from a simple handshake to the words "g'day cobber" or "fair go mate" — to ignite a change in the nation. 

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The Federal Circuit Court of Australia releases Reconciliation Action Plan

[by Denise Healy]

In recognition of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia’s continued commitment to supporting access to justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the Court has released its second Reconciliation Action Plan 2019–2021 (RAP). 

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Genuine representation and self-determination is key to a reconciled nation

[by Lucy Cowcher-Guthrie]

This Reconciliation Week the Australian Greens are calling on the Government to begin their term with a commitment to First Nations peoples to address Australia’s unfinished business, close the gap and achieve justice for First Nations peoples.

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