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Reconciliation Week at NHW

Group of NHW staff stood in the main corridor wearing reconciliation t-shirts with the statement 'In this together'In 2020 Reconciliation Australia marks twenty years of shaping Australia’s journey towards a more just, equitable and reconciled nation.

Reconciliation is a journey for all Australians – as individuals, families, communities, organisations and importantly as a nation. At the heart of this journey are relationships between the broader Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

NHW Reconciliation Action Plan

In June 2019, we established a reconciliation working group to develop and implement NHW’s very first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) with Reconciliation Australia. The purpose, to develop clear, measurable and achievable goals that influence a positive change and help close the GAP on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander engagement, education and employment opportunities within our organisation and the communities of the north east.

If you are keen to get involved in Reconciliation Working Group please email anita.cooper@nhw.org.au or call Anita 0447 164 626.

As part of the National Reconciliation Week celebrations at Northeast Health, we asked staff and community members…

What does Reconciliation Week mean for you?