National Reconciliation Week Launch
LIVESTREAM 6PM TONIGHT
Tuning in is easy, click on the YouTube link below at 6pm or watch online.
When: Thursday 27 May, 6pm to 8pm
Unfortunately, we've have had to cancel Bumpy's set however her performance will be rescheduled to another time. So stay tuned for more detail.
Our vision for reconciliation is a unified, respectful and thriving community that embraces Australia's First Peoples for their experiences of the past, their resilience in the present and their aspirations for the future.
Exhibition | The Torch Confined 12
Presented by The Torch, the Confined 12 exhibition includes artworks by Indigenous artists currently in or recently released from prisons in Victoria. Featuring more than 300 artworks, Confined 12 presents a strong visual metaphor for the over-representation of Aboriginal people in the criminal justice system.
Floor Talk with Kent Morris
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
Join us for a special screening of In My Own Words for National Reconciliation Week. Raw, heartfelt, sometimes painstaking but often funny, In My Own Words documentary follows the journey of adult Aboriginal students and their teachers as they discover the transformative power of reading and writing for the first time in their lives.
Mutti Mutti singer and songwriter Kutcha Edwards is a captivating performer who continues the practice of renewing his ancient Songline in modern times. Join Kutcha for an engaging afternoon of songs and storytelling as he performs on the back of a vintage truck as part of Glen Eira’s new Rolling Show series.
Flora and Fauna Guided Tour
Explore the Indigenous flora and fauna at beautiful Mallanbool Reserve for cultural and historical insights. Kulin Nation bushtukka woman Cassie Leatham will host this tour and share her extensive knowledge of traditional and medicinal uses of native plants and how to identify edible native plants. Join us for a bite to eat afterwards with Cooee Café.
Join the library for a special StoryTime full of stories, songs and rhymes celebrating National Reconciliation Week with special guest Boon Wurrung Elder David Tournier.
Movie night | Bran Nue Dae
An Australian musical comedy-drama film starring Ernie Dingo, Deborah Mailman, Hunter Page-Lochard and Jessica Mauboy. A rebellious boy runs away from a Catholic boarding school and tries to hitchhike to his Aboriginal home in Australia.