Events – get involved

Reconciliation is everyone’s business and there are many ways you can get involved in making reconciliation a reality in your workplace or community.

Events in your workgroup

Reconciliation is everyone’s business – and it doesn’t only matter in National Reconciliation Week. Your workgroup might like to think about some of these activities and actions during the year:

  • A cultural walk in your area (your local Land Council or local Council are good places to ask about these)
  • A lunchtime Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander sports event (there is something for everyone!)
  • Start a Reconciliation Book Club
  • Start a Reconciliation Film Club (some great ideas)
  • Organise a night out with colleagues and see an Indigenous musical artist or a relevant film or theatre production
  • Take Cultural Awareness Training – or make it a priority for your work group
  • Learn more about trauma and its ongoing effects – especially for people affected by past policies of forced child removal.
  • Think about how the work you do (or how you do your work) affects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Learn more about the Uluru Statement from the Heart (the 2019 Boyer lectures are also a great resource)
  • Stand up to racism
  • Be familiar with the department’s Reconciliation Action Plan and Diversity & Inclusion Strategy
  • Join the Reconciliation Action Plan Group on Yammer to hear about upcoming events and activities.

We have a library of resources available to help you plan events and activities.

Join the community

Everyone in the department is welcome to join the Yammer ‘Reconciliation Action Plan Group’, it’s a great place to join in the conversation.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders employees are warmly invited to join the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employee Network, contact


  • Education support operations
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