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National sorry day and reconciliation week 2012

Date posted: 25 May 2012

The 15th National sorry day will be taking place tomorrow on Saturday 26 May 2012.

National sorry day is a day of commemoration and remembrance for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children - the Stolen Generations - forcibly removed from their families, communities and culture between the 1800s and the 1970s.

The National Sorry Day Committee Inc. (NSDC) will be holding numerous National sorry day events around Australia. Events taking place in Western Australia (WA) include:

National reconciliation week will also be underway from Sunday 27 May, until 3 June 2012. The theme this year is 'Let's talk recognition', with a particular focus on constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Events commemorating National reconciliation week in WA include:

Source: National Sorry Day Committee Inc. and Reconciliation Australia


National Sorry Day Committee
Suite 2, 134 Bunda Street
Canberra City ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6162 1372

Reconciliation Australia
Old Parliament House
King George Terrace Parkes ACT
PO Box 4773
Kingston ACT 2604
Ph: (02) 6273 9200
Fax: (02) 6273 9201


Last updated: 25 May 2012
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