Event Highlights For May 2013

  • May 26
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    'Journey to Recognition' Launch

    Date:
    Sunday 26th May



    Be part of history in the making!

    Join AFL legend Michael Long and other high-profile Australians to launch the "Journey to Recognition"; an epic relay across our country as momentum builds to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in our Constitution!

    Where: Federation Square, Melbourne

    When: 9.30 – 11.00am, Sunday 26 May

    RSVP: info@recognise.org.au

    More information here

  • May 26
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    Journey to Recognition - Footscray Event

    Dates:
    Sunday 26th May - Sunday 26th May

    Join the Journey to Recognition as it travels through Footscray this Sunday 26 May! This will be the very beginning of a long trek to Adelaide, and we'll need your support. 

  • May 26
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    Launch of the Journey to Recognition – Sunday 26 May, 9.30am

    Dates:
    Sunday 26th May - Sunday 26th May

    Be part of history in the making.   Join us as we take the first steps on Australia's 'Journey to Recognition' - an epic relay across our country as momentum builds to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in our Constitution.  AFL legend Michael Long and other high-

  • May 27
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    Bacchus Marsh community gathering, 27 May, 2.30pm

    Dates:
    Monday 27th May - Monday 27th May

      Join us when we walk into Bacchus Marsh for a traditional smoking ceremony, cultural performance, Mayor's address and BBQ. This will be hosted by our campaign partners, The Indigenous Group for Residents in Moorabool Shire and Surrounds, Moorabool Shire Council and Reconciliation Victoria.

  • May 27
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    Melton community breakfast – 8.30am, Monday 27 May

    Dates:
    Monday 27th May - Monday 27th May

    The City of Melton is the Journey's first stop! Come and support the Journey by joining us for a free community breakfast, culture and entertainment. This will be hosted by our campaign partners, Reconciliation Victoria and Melton City Council.

  • May 28
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    THE ‘C’ WORD - THE CHALLENGE AND NECESSITY OF CHANGING OUR CONSTITUTION

    Date:
    Tuesday 28th May



    To celebrate National Reconciliation Week 2013, join Dr Tom Calma AO, Associate Professor Sarah Maddison and Professor Anne Twomey in a discussion on national identity, constitutional change and the next steps for reconciliation in Australia. Presented in partnership by the NSW Reconciliation Council and Reconciliation.

    When: 6.00pm - 7.30pm 
    Where: Law School Foyer, Eastern Avenue, The University of Sydney 

    Click here for venue maps

    This is a FREE event open to all!
    Click here to RSVP

    Contact for more information: 

    Sydney Ideas T| 9351 2943 E| sydney.ideas@sydney.edu.au

  • May 28
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    Invitation to the launch of the local RECOGNISE pamphlet

    Date:
    Tuesday 28th May

    RECOGNISE is the people's movement to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in our Constitution. Shepparton Region Reconciliation Group is part of this movement.

     

    When: Tuesday, 28 May 2013

    Time: 12:00 for a 12:15 start

    Where: Elders Room, Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-operative, Rumbalara Lane, Mooroopna

     

    For catering purposes please RSVP by Friday 24 May to brodie.humphreys@shepparton.vic.gov.au

    Enquiries: Leon 5820 000 or Fran on 0409 012 228

     

  • May 28
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    Ballan community gathering, 28 May, 4pm

    Dates:
    Tuesday 28th May - Tuesday 28th May

    Join us when we walk into Ballan for a traditional smoking ceremony, cultural performance, Mayor's address and BBQ. This will be hosted by our campaign partners, The Indigenous Group for Residents in Moorabool Shire and Surrounds, Moorabool Shire Council and Reconciliation

  • May 29
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    Changing the Australian Constitution to recognise the First Peoples

    Date:
    Wednesday 29th May


    Join us for a public consultation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, come along and put your views forward

    Wednesday May 29, 2013 10.30am - 1pm 
    Campbelltown Civic Hall 91 Queen St, Campbelltown 
    Lunch will be provided after the meeting 

    For catering purposes please RSVP by 22nd May 2013 to leo.dynevor@murunangamai.org.au or Mobile 0448 375 653


    MORE INFORMATION HERE 

  • May 29
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    Sunshine Coast Community for Change: Constitutional Recognition

    Date:
    Wednesday 29th May

     

    Sunshine Coast Community for Change invite you join them in one of three community forums to discuss the proposed referendum on Constitutional recognition of First Australians.

    Hosted in collaboration with The University of the Sunshine Coast, Mimburi Upper Mary Aboriginal Association Inc., and Maleny Neighbourhood Centre the forum will have excellent guest speakers including: Glenn Ferguson, Dr. Judith Wickes, Dr. Sandra Phillips, Danika Sticklen, Desley Scott.

    When: Wednesday 29th May 6-8pm

    Where: Innovation Centre, University of Sunshine Coast, 90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs

    For more information or to RSVP

  • May 29
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    Recognising Aboriginal Australians: What the Constitution should say

    Date:
    Wednesday 29th May

    Presenter: professor George Williams, AO,

    When: Wednesday 29 May 2013

    Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm start

    Where: Rural Health Academic Centre, University of Melbourne, 49 Graham Street, Shepparton

    (off street parking available)

     

    RSVP: Monday 27 May 2013

    Light supper and refreshments provided

    Bookings: Lou Bush, Resources Support Officer

    Phone: 5823 4500 or Email: louise.bush@unimelb.edu.au

     

    Enquiries: Fran 0409 012 228

     

  • May 30
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    Ballarat arrival at 1pm, Thursday 30 May

    Dates:
    Thursday 30th May - Thursday 30th May

    Come and walk with us when we arrive in Ballarat. Meet us on the corner of Stawell Street South and Victoria Street at 1pm, and take the final steps with us to the Museum of Austrlaian Democracy Eureka.

  • May 31
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    Maleny Sunshine Coast Community Forum

    Date:
    Friday 31st May

     

    Sunshine Coast Community for Change invite you join them in one of three community forums to discuss the proposed referendum on Constitutional recognition of First Australians.

     

    Hosted in collaboration with The University of the Sunshine Coast, Mimburi Upper Mary Aboriginal Association Inc., and Maleny Neighbourhood Centre the forum will have excellent guest speakers including: Danika Sticklen, Liz Bond, Dr. Lucinda Aberdeen and Debra Bennett.

     

    When: Friday 31st May 6-8pm

    Where: Maleny Community Centre, 23 Maple St, North Maleny

    For more information or to RSVP

     

  • May 31
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    Ballarat community walk and BBQ, 11.15am, Friday 31 May

    Dates:
    Friday 31st May - Friday 31st May

    Walk with the Journey to Recognition and local school students around the beautiful Lake Wendouree followed by a free community BBQ.  This will be hosted by our fantastic campaign partners, the City of Ballarat. 

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