National Reconciliation Week begins today. It is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
National Reconciliation Week is bookended by two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey – the successful referendum on 27 May 1967, and the High Court Mabo decision on 3 June 1992 respectively. Reconciliation Australia’s theme for 2021, More than a word. Reconciliation takes action, urges the reconciliation movement towards braver and more impactful action.
Optometry Australia encourages you to consider what brave, impactful action you can take as an Australian optometrist, to progress the reconciliation movement
You can find out more about National Reconciliation Week here.
This National Reconciliation Week, Optometry Australia encourages you to consider what brave, impactful action you can take as an Australian optometrist, to progress the reconciliation movement. Watch the Association’s webcast on improving cultural responsiveness, attend a #NRW2021 event in your local area or share resources developed by Reconciliation Australia in your practice or workplace.
Optometry Australia will continue to seek opportunities to progress reconciliation within the organisation and across the profession. If you would like any more information or to contribute to these efforts, please contact email@example.com.
Adapted and published with permission of Optometry Australia.