Remembering 80 Years

In honour of the 80th Anniversary of the “Day of Mourning and Protest”, Reconciliation SA State Manager, Mark Waters has written an opinion piece about continuing the national conversation to acknowledge the truths of our shared history.

Finalists Australian Human Rights Commission ‘Racism. It Stops With Me’ Award

Reconciliation SA has committed itself to improving race relations across all of its focus areas. One such program, “Generation of Change”, which empowers students to challenge and prevent racism in the school community and that has been developed and delivered in partnership with ActNow Theatre for the last four years.

Constitutional Reform Continues

Reconciliation SA is committed to taking up the challenge in the last paragraph of the Uluru Statement: “In 1967 we were counted, in 2017 we seek to be heard. We leave base camp and start our trek across this vast country. We invite you to walk with us in a movement of the Australian people for a better future.”

Survey shapes Rec SA’s Direction

Reconciliation SA considers itself the people’s movement for reconciliation on a state level. As such, we rely heavily on the people of South Australia to guide our priorities and directions within this complex space.

Always Warriors

Rosemary Wanganeen (Kaurna, Wirrangu, Kokatha) of the Australian Institute for Loss and Grief, delivered a keynote address entitled “Always Warriors” at the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander War Memorial for ANZAC Day.

Vote out racism!

Reconciliation SA is committed to improving education about reconciliation in schools and the wider community. This is why we’ve been working with award winning company ActNow Theatre on our interactive Schools Congress program, now called ‘Generation of Change’.

The Story of Kokoda

This poem was written my Harrison McLeod of Brighton Secondary School, and originally performed at their March to Kokoda Concert.