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Published on 19 May 2021

Council celebrates National Reconciliation Week 2021

More than a Word: Reconciliation Takes Action is the theme for National Reconciliation Week (NRW) 2021

Reconciliation Week Launch to be live-streamed and events postponed

As a result of the latest Victorian Government restrictions and for the continued good health of our community, our Reconciliation Week Launch will now be live-streamed and the following events have been postponed:


  • Floor Talk with Kent Morris
  • Movie night | In My Own Words
  • Kutcha Edwards Rolling Shows performance
  • Indigenous StoryTime
  • A Guided Tour of Mallanbool Reserve
  • Movie night | Bran Nue Dae (2010)

Please keep an eye on our social media pages and website for further updates.



updated 25 May 2021

NRW (27 May–3 June) is an opportunity to learn about and reflect on our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how we can all contribute to achieving reconciliation.

Please join us for a great week of events including:

Reconciliation Week Launch
Thursday 27 May, 6pm–8pm
Glen Eira City Council Gallery, corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield
Immerse yourself in First Nation's culture with Noongar singer Bumpy, The Torch Confined 12 exhibition, a Smoking Ceremony and Welcome to Country.

Exhibition — The Torch Confined 12
Thursday 13 May–Sunday 6 June
Glen Eira City Council Gallery, corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield
Presented by The Torch, the Confined 12 exhibition includes artworks by Indigenous artists currently in or recently released from prisons in Victoria. Confined 12 presents a strong visual metaphor for the over-representation of Aboriginal people in the criminal justice system.

The Torch Confined 12: floor talk with Kent Morris
Friday 28 May, 1pm
Glen Eira City Council Gallery, corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield
Join artist, curator and CEO of The Torch Kent Morris for an engaging discussion about the Confined 12 exhibition.

Movie night — In My Own Words
Friday 28 May, 7pm
Glen Eira City Council Theatrette, corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield
Heartfelt, sometimes painstaking but often funny, In My Own Words follows the journey of adult Aboriginal students as they discover the transformative power of reading and writing.

Kutcha Edwards
Sunday 30 May, 1pm
Mallanbool Reserve, Leila Road, Murrumbeena
Mutti Mutti artist Kutcha Edwards is a captivating performer. Join Uncle Kutcha for an afternoon of songs and storytelling as he performs on the back of a vintage truck as part of Glen Eira’s new Rolling Shows series.

Flora and Fauna Guided Tour
Wednesday 2 June, 11am and 12pm
Mallanbool Reserve, Leila Road, Murrumbeena
Explore the Indigenous flora and fauna at beautiful Mallanbool Reserve

Indigenous StoryTime
Wednesday 2 June, 11.30am
Carnegie Library and Community Centre — Boyd Room, 7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie
Join the library for a special StoryTime full of stories, songs and rhymes. With special guest Boon Wurrung Elder David Tournier.

Movie night — Bran Nue Dae
Thursday 3 June, 7pm
Glen Eira City Council Theatrette, corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield
Classic musical comedy-drama starring Ernie Dingo, Deborah Mailman, Hunter Page-Lochard and Jessica Mauboy.

For more details and to book for these free events, visit www.gleneira.vic.gov.au/nrw or contact Council’s Service Centre on 9524 3333.


 

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