Day of Mourning panel discussion

Part of National Reconciliation Week 2018, this event commemorates the 80th anniversary of Day of Mourning, Australia’s first civil rights protest. Come along to hear artists, thinkers, community members and others discuss how this significant cultural event helped to effect positive Read More

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Speaker Series: The Sydney Wars

Join historian Dr Stephen Gapps for a discussion of his new book, The Sydney Wars: Conflict in the Early Colony 1788-1817. Dr Gapps’ new work gives the first detailed account of conflict in the Sydney region between Aboriginal Australians and Read More

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Songs of Belonging

Join acclaimed Indigenous soprano, Deborah Cheetham AO as she shares her life story and musical journey to find her place of belonging. Combining music and storytelling, Songs of Belonging premieres new music by Cheetham in the languages of the Yorta Read More

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A Weekend in Redfern

Make your way to Eora College to experience the world’s oldest living culture. Held over two days, A Weekend in Redfern, offers visitors the opportunity to experience a smoking ceremony, be welcomed to country by a Redfern elder, and participate in weaving, Read More

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Cultural Competence - Aboriginal Sydney

Take part in the University of Sydney’s free online course, Cultural Competence – Aboriginal Sydney. Offered as a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), this program gives you the opportunity to engage with people in Australia and around the world on important Read More

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First Things First

As part of the Sydney Writers Festival, come along and hear distinguished panellists Stan Grant, Bruce Pascoe, Sandra Phillips, and Megan Davis at the panel discussion First Things First, as they discuss the need for Australia to listen and respond Read More

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Walking in ancestors' footprints

On this journey, you’ll be welcomed with a traditional ceremony that cleanses and wards off bad spirits. You’ll then be taken on a walk through stunning locations within the Centennial Parklands. Your experienced interpretive Indigenous guide will demonstrate traditional plant Read More

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Gadi exhibition 2018

Come along to the Australian Museum to learn about Sydney’s Aboriginal language, how the land and its people got their names and discover more about an incredibly rich culture at the exhibition Gadi. Through a series of exhibitions, talks, workshops Read More

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Art After Hours

This week, the Art Gallery of NSW is celebrating the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection on display. Join Wiradjuri artist Uncle Roy Kennedy to hear about how his artmaking practice has been informed by his memories of growing up Read More

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Talking Deadly with Jack Beetson: From Cuba to Closing the Gap

Join Professor Jack Beetson for Talking Deadly: Indigenous Voices at the Library as he discusses how the Literacy for Life Foundation’s innovative adult literacy campaign is defying the odds in Aboriginal communities and delivering real change. Where: Metcalfe Auditorium, Ground Floor, Read More

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