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Lets celebrate: 2013 National Reconciliation Week

Posted 17 May 2013 by (Hurstville News)

Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Jack Jacovou is inviting everyone to a Reconciliation Week morning tea on Wednesday, 29 May 2013.

Mayor Jacovou said it is important for the community and nation to celebrate Reconciliation Week, now in its 17th year.

“Reconciliation Week is a time for us to come together to reflect on our shared histories, contributions and achievements, and celebrate how far we have come as a nation,” he said.

“Celebrating National Reconciliation Week is the perfect opportunity to recognise all Australians, and the contributions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across the country.

“In addition, the week is a great time to build on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.”

2013 National Reconciliation Week details:

Morning Tea
The program will include Aboriginal cultural performances, special guest speakers and a tour of “Ceremony” - a special exhibition featuring a series of artworks by Senior Aboriginal Artists.

Date: Wednesday, 29 May 2013
Time: 10.00am-12.00pm
Location: Hurstville Entertainment Centre, Kanyana Room, MacMahon Street, Hurstville

For information and bookings, phone Council’s Multicultural and Indigenous Community Worker Jamal Bassam on 9330 6069 or email jbassam@hurstville.nsw.gov.au

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