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National Reconciliation Week at CIT 2023

Published: 18 May 2023


You are invited to attend National Reconciliation Week events at CIT. This year the National Reconciliation Week 2023 theme, 'Be a Voice for Generations', encourages all Australians to be a voice for reconciliation in tangible ways in our everyday lives - where we live, work and socialise.

This is a time to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements. Events across CIT campuses include a Welcome to Country, Smoking Ceremony, student yarning circles, Indigenous performances and snacks with Indigenous themes. Activities will vary per campus.


We encourage all students, staff and members of the community to join us for one or all of our events:

  • Tuesday 30 May 12-2pm - CIT Bruce outside Café Yala
  • Wednesday 31 May 12-2pm - CIT Reid Quadrangle
  • Thursday 1 June 9-10:30am - CIT Fyshwick outside Café Yala

Yarning Circles

The Yarning Circle is a chance for everyone to have a yarn and be listened to. The topic for the Yarning Circle will be this year’s National Reconciliation Week theme: Be a Voice for Generations.

  • Tuesday 30 May 9:30-10am - CIT Fyshwick outside Café Yala
  • Tuesday 30 May 1:30-2:30pm - CIT Bruce outside Café Yala
  • Wednesday 31 May 1:30-2:30pm - CIT Reid Library, Area 5

Focus Group Times

Our staff and student Focus Groups will cover Advancing Reconciliation at CIT so that we can hear directly from you on what you feel are our strengths and areas for improvement in the Reconciliation space.

  • These sessions have been postponed. Further details to be provided.


Tuesday 30 May 1-2pm - Copyright and First Nations Art. CIT Reid Library will be hosting a webinar from the Australian Copyright Council on Copyright and First Nations Art. To attend in person, visit the Reid Library (E05d) from 1-2pm on 30 May 2023. If you cannot attend in person, you can access this free webinar here.

Thursday 25 May 12-1pm - Together, Yes: Community Info Session. This online event is a great opportunity to learn about the Together, Yes campaign and how you can play an effective and valuable role in the campaign to secure a First Nations' Voice to parliament. Together, Yes is a first-ever nationwide conversation process to inform and empower friends, family, workmates and neighbours on the defining issue of our time. Register here.

Friday 26 May 1-2:15pm - How Organisations Can Create Lasting Social Impacts. Hosted by the Australian Institute of Company Directors - National Reconciliation Week: How organisations can create lasting social impacts.


Core Cultural Learning - AIATSIS

About National Reconciliation Week

Uluru Statement - a Voice to Parliament training


National Reconciliation Day Events in Canberra

Canberra Theatre Centre Reconciliation Concert 2023


  • CIT Reid and Bruce library displays.