"More than a Word. Reconciliation Takes Action" – A Journey for All Australians - Hope 103.2

“More than a Word. Reconciliation Takes Action” – A Journey for All Australians

National Reconciliation Week 2021 takes place between May 27–June 3. Following are articles and interviews to help discuss reconciliation.

By Hope 103.2Wednesday 26 May 2021RelationshipsReading Time: 2 minutes

Feature image: #NRW2021 artwork “Action” by Jessica Johnson

This year, National Reconciliation Week runs between Thursday 27 May and Thursday 3 June, with the theme – “More than a word. Reconciliation takes action” – urging “braver and more impactful action” to reconcile the broader Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Reconciliation Australia also marks its 20th year and is recommending 20 Actions for Reconciliation in 2021.

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