National Reconciliation Week 2019

17 May 2019 by

National Reconciliation Week is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

National Reconciliation Week reminds us of two significant milestones in Australia’s reconciliation journey: 27 May, the successful 1967 referendum and 3 June, the High Court Mabo decision.

The need for a renewed effort towards reconciliation is powerfully presented in the short animation on the impact of intergenerational trauma.


The TED talk by Dean Parkin speaks of the significance of the 2017 Uluru Statement and its potential to enrich all Australians..

The ULURU STATEMENT FROM THE HEART is a good starting point for personal and communal reflection on how reconciliation within Australia can progress.

Two excellent resources are:

The AMPJP Council recently added reconciliation with Australia’s First Nations as priority for AMPJP.