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2021 ECA Reconciliation Connect Program
PROGRAM – Please note the connect event program is published online in AEST (Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney) time.

Time (AEST) Session
10.00 am–
10.15 am
Acknowledgement of Country, welcome message and program overview
Catharine Hydon and Joanne Goodwin
10.15 am–
10.45 am
Opening Keynote Address
Karen Mundine, CEO Reconciliation Australia
State of reconciliation in Australia: Moving from ‘safe’ to ‘brave’
10.45 am–
11.15 am
Catharine Hydon in conversation with Bruce Pascoe, author of Young Dark Emu- A Truer History
11.15 am–
11.25 am
Grab a cuppa and move into breakout rooms
11.25 am–
11.45 am
Group discussion session
11.45 am–
11.50 am
Move to main stage
11.50 am–
12.30 pm
Joanne Goodwin in conversation with Dr Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr Baumann AM, 2021 Senior Australian of the Year
Supporting children to live in two worlds
12.30 pm–1.05 pm Jane Vadiveloo and William Tilmouth, Children’s Ground
Children’s Ground: Working with communities in the early childhood space
1.05 pm–
1.45 pm
Lunch – connection activity
1.45 pm–
2.45 pm

45 minute presentations 15 minute Q&A

Starting your RAP journey

Zoe Cassim, Narragunnawali

Taking your reconciliation journey further

Stephanie Woerde, Narragunnawali

Ethical procurement

Joanne Goodwin and
Travis De Vries, Awesome Black

2.45 pm-
3.05 pm
Short break
3.05 pm–
3.20 pm
Samantha Page, CEO Early Childhood Australia
ECA’s reconciliation journey
3.20 pm–
3.50 pm
Closing Keynote Address
Thomas Mayor, Author
Finding our heart: A story about the Uluru Statement for young Australians
3.50 pm–
4.00 pm
Lucas Proudfoot, Circular Rhythm
4.00 pm–
4.15 pm
Closing remarks
Catharine Hydon and Joanne Goodwin
4.15 pm Close of event

Please note: changes to the program can be made at any point at discretion of the event organisers.

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