Horsham Celebrates National Reconciliation Week

The city of Horsham is preparing to commemorate National Reconciliation Week, which runs from 27 May to 3 June.

A variety of activities have been planned to promote understanding, respect, and reconciliation between the wider Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

HRCC Youth Team is hosting a movie afternoon at The Station on Wednesday, 29 May. The event is open to all ages and families are encouraged to attend. A barbecue will start from 5pm, providing an opportunity for the community to gather in support of Reconciliation Week.

Horsham Library will recognise Reconciliation Week in its regular programs. Join them at Rhymetime on Wednesday, 29 May or Storytime on Friday, 31 May, both at 10.30am, to learn from First Nations stories and celebrate Indigenous authors and illustrators

HRCC Supported Playgroup and Kalkee HUB will have an interactive display that visitors to the HUB can enjoy and contribute to, as well as story books and colouring sheets in the foyer.

Other notable community events for Reconciliation Week include:

  • 27 May – Fed Uni
  • 1 June – ACT Natimuk
  • 30 May – Skillinvest will be unveiling a piece of artwork and launching their Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

Horsham Town Hall and Art Gallery will also be hosting events, with details to be advised.

Stay tuned for more updates as Horsham comes together to celebrate National Reconciliation Week.

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