National Reconciliation Week 2021

Kempsey Shire Council

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The 2021 National Reconciliation Week theme is ‘More than a word. Reconciliation takes action’ and encourages all Australians to think about how they can move towards braver and more impactful action.

Reconciliation Australia has said the ‘Reconciliation movement is at a tipping point’, with people understanding the truths and speaking up on concerns affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Addressing issues of inequality, systemic racism and instances where the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are ignored must be brought to light to ensure reconciliation is effective.

Moving towards a braver reconciliation requires a vision for what an equitable and reconciled Australia looks like.

The 2021 theme graphics have been drawn from the artwork Action by Jessica Johnson.

The artwork reflects our connection and mutual obligation to one another, community and Country. Through commonality and difference, we can come together and achieve real change,” says Reconciliation Australia.

Jessica Johnson is a descendent of the Warumungu/Wombaya people north of Tennant Creek.

See the poster and other digital assets here on the posters and resources page.

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