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Saturday, 29 May 2021 - 11:00AM to 1:00PM
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Every year, Maroondah City Council celebrates Reconciliation Week between 27 May and 3 June with a range of free events and activities.
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Maroondah Celebrates Reconciliation

More than a word. Reconciliation takes action. Every year, Maroondah City Council celebrates Reconciliation Week between 27 May and 3 June with a range of free events and activities.

About National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week is a time for people of all ages to come together and strengthen relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. The Maroondah community is invited to a free event celebrating a mural and pavement art created by Indigenous artists Robert Young and Simone Thomson with Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place (MMIGP), and planter boxes painted and designed by the MMIGP Men’s Group. This collaborative work is part of the Ringwood East Place Activation Project.

The event will include:

  • smoking Ceremony and Acknowledgement of Country
  • talks by the artists
  • cultural display by Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place
  • walkabout Dance and Cultural Group performance and boomerang painting workshop

This event is presented by Maroondah City Council, Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place and Ringwood East Traders Support with support from Maroondah Movement for Reconciliation. The Ringwood East Place Activation Project is funded by Maroondah City Council and the Office for Suburban Development in the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions. 

Reconciliation Week Event details

This years Reconciliation Week event will be held:

Saturday 29 May

11.00am to 1.00pm

Ringwood East Laneway Park - 24 Railway Avenue, Ringwood East

Further information

For further information please call Council on 1300 88 22 33 or 9298 4598 or email arts@maroondah.vic.gov.au

Date and Time

  • Saturday, 29 May 2021 - 11.00AM to 1.00PM
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