Constitutional Change for Reconciliation SA

On Tuesday 29 September 2020, Reconciliation SA held the first event at its new premises at Pitt Street Adelaide, in the form of a Special General Meeting, this meeting proposed a new Constitution for the organisation. Reconciliation SA Board have been working hard for some time to look at how the 2011 Constitution was reflective of the work that is … Read More

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day Artwork Competition

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Children’s Day Artwork Competition   The Reconciliation SAs Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day Artwork Competition aligns with this years Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day 2020 Theme of: ‘We are the Elders of tomorrow, hear our voice’.   This competition is aimed at promoting  The voices of Aboriginal children and young people … Read More

Reconciliation in Early Childhood Education a Good Start

Education is often stated as one of the key factors in defeating racism and creating a reconciled society. Gamilaraay woman, and Elizabeth Vale Goodstart director, Nykita Gibbs, has taken up the challenge of putting this notion into action, and spoke to Reconciliation SA about their progress. Nykita, whose been the director of the Goodstart at Elizabeth Vale for the last two years after thirteen years in the early childhood sector, describes herself as “very passionate about reconciliation … Read More

BGR Chair Allen Edwards talks History, Education, and Reconciliation

Reconciliation isn’t about talking the talk. It’s about making positive change for Aboriginal people, creating safer workplaces, classrooms and more. And proud Kaurna/Kokatha (Adelaide Plains/West Coast of SA) man, and Blackwood Reconciliation Group chair is doing just that, figuratively, and literally, he’s walking the walk. From the Blackwood Reconciliation Walk to walking into class rooms and educating. The Blackwood Reconciliation … Read More

Uncle John Browne discusses his Journey of Healing, and National Sorry Day

In 1997, the Bringing them Home Report, the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families was released. The Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, who tabled the report to parliament said, “This report is a tribute to the strength and struggles of many thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people … Read More

Stepping it Up for Reconciliation

  Stepping it Up for Reconciliation     REGISTER NOW!     Its been 20 years since the Corroboree 2000 Bridge Walk, where on Sunday 28th May in 2000 more than 250,000 people marched together across the Sydney Harbour Bridge in support of reconciliation. That day has gone down in Australia’s history as one of the most unifying memorable moments. … Read More

AVSA committee members ensure Aboriginal digger sacrifices are honoured

Covid-19 is known to have a prolific infection rate, but it has probably canceled just as many events as it has infected people, if not more, and, as such, ANZAC Day was particularly affected. If not for the determination of Australian’s and New Zealander’s to keep the tradition of recognising the sacrifices made by the ANZACS alive, it would have … Read More