Latrobe City Council to hold Flag Raising Ceremony for Reconciliation Week 2024

Latrobe City Council is hosting a Flag Raising event for National Reconciliation Week 2024.

The event will be held on 27 May from 10am – 11:30am at Moe Service Centre East End and Forecourt.

The event demonstrates Council’s ongoing commitments to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, in alignment with Council’s Statement of Commitment and Reconciliation Action Plan. This Plan demonstrates an ongoing effort to improve economic, social, environmental, cultural, health and educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Latrobe City.

National Reconciliation Week is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

The theme for National Reconciliation Week 2024 is Now More Than Ever, which speaks to the continued need for reconciliation and truth-telling, which everybody can participate in.

Mayor of Latrobe City Council, Councillor Darren Howe said that when it comes to reconciliation, everybody has a role to play.

“Join us to celebrate National Reconciliation Week and demonstrate your commitment to respect and empowerment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples,” said the Mayor.

“It is important for all people to recognise and understand Latrobe City’s rich and complex First Nations history and culture and how we can all contribute to reconciliation in Latrobe City.”

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