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The Council recognized National Reconciliation Week with a flag-raising ceremony on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

This year’s theme ‘Be brave. Make Change’ is a challenge to all Australians – individuals, families, communities, organizations and government – to be brave and tackle the unfinished business of reconciliation so that we can bring about change for the benefit of all Australians. and build on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other Australians.

Was present Fairfield Mayor Frank Carbone, Deputy Mayor of Fairfield City and newly elected member of Fowler Dai Le, and Councilor Kevin Lam along with members of the local Indigenous Advisory Committee. Cultural enterprise Muggera led the ceremony with a traditional smoking ceremony and Aboriginal song and dance.

National Reconciliation Week is celebrated annually from May 27 to June 3 and highlights two important dates in the reconciliation journey; the anniversary of the successful referendum (May 27) and the anniversary of the successful Mabo High Court decision (June 3).

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