National Sorry Day

National Sorry Day is held on May 26 and marks the day that the landmark ‘Bringing them Home’ report was tabled in federal parliament in 1997.

It is a time to remember the past policies of forced child removal, and reflect on the sad and painful stories of the Stolen Generations. It is a time to recognise the resilience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the power of saying Sorry.

In 2021 the RAP team look forward to bringing you an event to commemorate the day, to be announced closer to May 26. However you might also like to consider hosting events in your team or at your school to reflect on National Sorry Day.

Contact and joining the conversation

For any queries please contact: rap@det.nsw.edu.au.

Everyone in the department is welcome to join the Yammer ‘Reconciliation Action Plan Group’ it’s a great place to join in the conversation around reconciliation.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders employees are warmly invited to join the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employee Network, contact Darren.Bell@det.nsw.edu.au

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