National Reconciliation Week 2024 at ANU


National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is an annual observance from 27 May to 3 June. It is a time for all Australians to reflect on Indigenous histories, cultures and achievements and to consider how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation. The University believes we all have a role to play in reconciliation and seeks to foster and engagement with important conversations about reconciliation. 

The NRW theme for 2024, Now More Than Ever, is a reminder that no matter what, the fight for justice and the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people will – and must – continue.  

Explore achievements, opportunities and events at ANU this NRW.  

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Learn more – what is NRW?

We all have a role to play when it comes to reconciliation. Learn about what this week means and what you can do.

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Indigenous stargazing APH

Join Indigenous astronomer Peter Swanton and astrophysicist Dr Brad Tucker under the stars to learn about Indigenous Astronomy. 

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Kambri Scholars Program

The Kambri Scholars Program provides holistic and culturally aware support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at ANU, like Thomas.…

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Indigenous Futurisms Art Exhibit

Step into a space of Indigenous Futurisms and AI with paintings by Dr Ambelin Kwaymullina.


Cultural burning in endangered woodland

Learn how ANU ecologists are empowering First Nations communities to restore traditional burning practices.  

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2023 Indigenous Alumna profile

Learn about Professor Marcia Langton’s role in advancing Indigenous rights in Australia and nominate for the 2024 Alumni Awards.  

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Transformational learning on Country

The ANU School of Art and Design has co-designed on Country courses with Yuin Elder, Uncle Ossie Cruse. 

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New ANU institute to advance First Nations gender equality

This new institute will advance voices of Indigenous women and girls to prove policies and structures.  

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First Nations women in public policy lecture

This lecture explores the political process for justice and human rights in the wake of the referendum defeat. 

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Indigenous psychology 101: teaching for reconciliation

Meet the ANU educators decolonising psychology through a first nations lens. 

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ANU Reconciliation Action Plan

Learn about the Universities Reconciliation Action Plan 2024-2026. 

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The Scholarship helping Indigenous students

Learn how the Jessica King Scholarship enabled medical student Taylor Glover to complete her degree.  

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Deep Listening panel discussion

Three ANU academics discuss Deep Listening – what is it and who needs it? 

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Mabo documentary viewing

Join the School of Medicine and Psychology for a free viewing of MABO - Life of an Island Man.

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Believing to See: The Martuwarra Fitzroy River

A short film about Hozaus Claire, a young Indigenous community leader and artist from the Fitzroy Valley.

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Tree carving on ANU Campus by Paul Girrawah House

ANU invites you to experience First Nations culture and heritage across two trees carving ceremonies on Country at ANU campus grounds.