Charles Sturt University marks Reconciliation Week in Port Macquarie

23 MAY 2019

Charles Sturt University marks Reconciliation Week in Port Macquarie

Charles Sturt University in Port Macquarie will host a morning of activities to mark Reconciliation Week on Monday 27 May.

  • Reconciliation Week activities held at the Charles Sturt in Port Macquarie 9am to 11am Monday 27 May
  • Reconciliation Week an important time for all Australians to reflect on shared histories, cultures and achievements
  • Reconciliation Week commemorates the 1967 referendum and the High Court’s Mabo decision

Charles Sturt University (Charles Sturt) in Port Macquarie will host a morning of activities to mark Reconciliation Week on Monday 27 May. 

The event held from 9am to 11am at Ngarralbaa the Indigenous Student Centre and will include Reconciliation documentary, art, crafts, yarning circle, resource table, face painting, and morning tea.

Charles Sturt Indigenous Student Liaison Officer Ms Kristie Daley said the event was open to all University staff, students, and the wider community. 

“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.

“The week is held from Monday 27 May to Monday 3 June each year to commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey − the successful 1967 referendum, and the High Court’s Mabo decision,”Ms Daley said.

All campus event schedule:

27 May

Albury:10 to 11am morning tea at Winan Gidyal Level 2, Building 673

Dubbo:10 to 10.30am morning tea at Barraamielinga Building 901

Goulburn:10.45am to 12pm Welcome to Country with morning tea and speeches by Wendy Tuckerman and Commander, Superintendent Rod Smith at the Academy Dining Room

3 June

Bathurst: 12 to 1pm barbecue lunch by Wammarra and Mabo Day cake at Wammarra Building 1292 

Wagga Wagga:10 to 11am morning tea in The Hub courtyard and from 2 to 4pm mixed netball the Ngungilanna Annual Reconciliation Cup followed by afternoon tea.

Media Note:

For interviews with Indigenous Student Liaison Officer Ms Kristie Daley, contact Chris Gillies at Charles Sturt Media on mobile 0439 068 752 or news@csu.edu.au

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