This night will be different! We have two local photographers and documentary producers who have travelled widely through Aboriginal outback communities and are great story tellers and film-makers. We also have a different way to enter the Hall so that we can all stay safe. A. We are only allowed 60 people. So please reply by email ASAP to reserve your seat. B. There will be temperature check before you come into the hall and hand sanitiser available to use. [...]
Due to Government COVID-19 restrictions, no physical meetings/events are organised at this stage.
Reconciliation Australia’s theme for 2021, More than a word. Reconciliation takes action, urges the reconciliation movement towards braver and more impactful action. Reconciliation is a journey for all Australians – as individuals, families, communities, organisations and importantly as a nation. At the heart of this journey are relationships between the broader Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. To our new supporters, please remember the importance of privileging and amplifying First Nations’ voices as you add your [...]
Let’s come together for a day of healing and reconciliation to honour the Stolen Generation. The Native Hibiscus was adopted because it is found widely across Australia and it is a survivor. Its colour denotes compassion and spiritual healing. Location: Mona Vale Memorial Hall 1 Park Street Mona Vale. Start time 3.00pm-5.30pm The afternoon will include Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremonies, dance performances by the Biala girls and weaving workshop, display of Aboriginal artifacts, Didgeridoo playing, local Aboriginal girls [...]
Local author, activist and ASGMWP member, Vacy Vlazna who will share with us her recently published book, East Timor Reveille for Courage; reflections of an Australian Human Rights Activist 1998-2001. The betrayal of the people of East Timor by 'our' governments shaped a collective conscience and political will across the world unprecedented in my lifetime. Mark this when others say: “What can be done?” Vacy Vlazna knew what had to be done and this outstanding book is her extended postcard [...]