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Text Factsheet: national reconciliation

TLF ID M013867

This is a two-page PDF fact sheet providing information about the meaning of reconciliation in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia and the events and objectives of National Reconciliation Week. It highlights ways in which we can move towards greater reconciliation through closing the gaps between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians and ways in which we can all contribute to building strong and respectful relationships. The page also introduces National Reconciliation Week, which began in 1996.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This is a particularly valuable resource for the year 10 history content description exploring the theme of reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians. This resource provides five fast facts related to reconciliation and National Reconciliation week and presents a concise overview of the issues and considerations. The content highlights the national events that have improved relationships and encourages continued action.
  • This resource is relevant for exploring the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures cross-curriculum priority of the Australian Curriculum and particularly supports the cultural priority exploring the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It is also useful for students developing the ethical understanding and intercultural understanding general capabilities through investigating the importance of reconciliation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians and the role that each of us plays in supporting future reconciliation.
Year level

10

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Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Reconciliation Australia
  • Organization: Reconciliation Australia
  • URL: http://www.reconciliation.org.au/home/about-us
  • Publisher
  • Name: Reconciliation Australia
  • Organization: Reconciliation Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://www.reconciliation.org.au/home/about-us
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Text
Rights
  • © Reconciliation Australia. This material may be used and reproduced free of charge for non-commercial educational purposes, provided all acknowledgements are retained.