This year’s campaign from Reconciliation Australia highlights some of the lesser known aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, histories, cultures, and achievements, to prompt Australians to ask themselves: what are some of the things I don’t know about our shared history?
To find more about the week and what you can do to get involved, go to the Reconciliation Australia website.
Speaker 1: As an average Australian, I know a fair bit about this country.
We invented this stylish mode of transport.
We have the tastiest coat of arms in the world.
Speaker 2: There’s also a bit that you don’t know.
We’ve got the longest surviving culture on Earth.
Speaker 3: Just you average artists
Speaker 4: warriors
Speaker 5: inventors.
Speaker 6: It’s a culture that’s survived centuries of pretty average treatment.
Speaker 7: Something that one in three average Australians don’t accept.
Speaker 8: This National Reconciliation Week, don’t keep history a mystery.