Reconciliation Week in the Mid West

IMG_0604 The Mid West will celebrate National Reconciliation Week with some great activities and cultural events.

National Reconciliation Week is celebrated across Australia each year between 27 May and 3 June. These dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey—the anniversaries of the successful 1967 referendum and the High Court Mabo decision.

The opening ceremony of the Mid West celebrations will take place in Mullewa on Tuesday, May 27th from 8:30am to 11am. There will be a flag raising ceremony followed by a community morning tea at the Mullewa District office.

That afternoon, schools and community members are invited to attend the Mullewa Film Festival held in the Town Centre from 1pm to 2:10pm with a series of four short films to be played.

Archie Roach and Yamaji Music Showcase will be a will be a highlight for Reconciliation Week with local artists and performers providing a full evening of music and culture.

The concert will include:

-Archie Roach -Red Ochre -Deadly Old Divas and Irra Wangga Language Centre -Wajarri Band -Reynold Indich Dance Group -Midwest Yamaji Band

The event will take play on Thursday, May 29th at the Queens Park Theatre.

Aboriginal art will also be displayed in the Queens Park Theatre's lower foyer and Charmaine Green will be doing a special presentation in the Mezzanine room at 4:30pm with the concert beginning at 5:30pm.

Tickets can be booked at the Queens Park Theatre Box Office on (08) 9956 6600.

Prices range between $10-$30. For more details contact the Queens Park Theatre or visit their webpage.


Archie Roach and the Yamaji Music Showcase