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Campaign launched to build Australia’s first truth telling museum

Not-for-profit Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation (KBHAC) and bus company CDC NSW launched a fundraising campaign on Sorry Day (May 26) to build the country’s...

Women’s Reconciliation Network calls for spirited action

“The re-birthing of the Spirit spearheading women into action marks the 25th anniversary of Women’s Reconciliation Network (WRN) with a lamp that guides their...

Colourful odyssey

On the day before the opening of Landscapes of Survival and Reconciliation by Jim Anderson I went to 107 Projects hoping to sneak a peek. I got lucky.

National Reconciliation Week colouring competition

The Copyright Council’s Reading Australia project has launched a National Reconciliation Week (NRW) colouring competition to encourage children to be active participants in reconciliation. Dub Leffler, author and illustrator of Once There Was a Boy has created a colouring sheet for the competition, which closes on July 22.

No more secrets

I have found this particularly challenging to know what to say about the tragedy of the destruction of people’s lives through the sexual abuse, especially of the young, by people representing the church. Priests are seen by society, and indeed by many Catholics, as the problem or a potential danger in this regard and thus the least qualified to speak. I have a real fear of making matters worse.

Theatre Review:Coranderrk: We Will Show The Country

Coranderrk: We Will Show The Country is verbatim-style theatre that tells the story of the men and women of the Coranderrk Aboriginal Reserve who took on the Board for the Protection of Aborigines in Victoria.