2024 Kerang Reconciliation Walk


Celebrations to mark National Reconciliation Week will occur on Wednesday, 29 May with the annual Reconciliation Walk through the streets of Kerang and an event at the Kerang Memorial Hall.

Council, in partnership with Mallee District Aboriginal Services, Northern District Community Health and the Kerang Elders and Emerging Leader Group, have worked together to organise a morning of activities.

Festivities will begin with a flag raising ceremony outside the Kerang Council Building in Victoria Street at 9.30am, before local leaders and residents walk to the Kerang Memorial Hall via Wellington, Fitzroy, Scoresby and Nolan streets.

Events occurring at the Kerang Memorial Hall will begin at 10am with a Smoking Ceremony and Welcome to Country, storytelling by local group, Tyipen Kwe, featuring the story, Our Home, Our Heartbeat, and music and storytelling from Kinja, featuring Wamba Wamba Elder, Uncle Ron Murray, and Sarah James. A free morning tea will follow proceedings.

Families not able to attend the Reconciliation Week Walk will be able to experience the story Our Home, Our Heartbeat by visiting the StoryWalk set up at Atkinson Park, Kerang between 30 May and 13 June.

Reconciliation Week across Gannawarra is supported by Council, Northern District Community Health, Kerang District Health, Cohuna District Hospital, Mallee District Aboriginal Service, the Kerang Elders and Emerging Leader Group, and Victoria Police.

Kerang’s Reconciliation Week celebrations are funded by the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments under the Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) as part of the Gannawarra Community Flood Recovery Program.

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  • Wednesday, 29 May 2024 | 09:30 AM


Kerang Council Building, 49 Victoria Street, Kerang, 3579, View Map

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