ACT Reconciliation Council
The council act as community ambassadors, encouraging community conversations about the importance of Reconciliation throughout the year.
The ACT Reconciliation Council plays a vital role in promoting reconciliation across Canberra, encouraging all members of the community to learn more about the histories and cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Six new members to the Reconciliation Council, announced on 16-12-19, bring a diverse range of experience and great enthusiasm for building Reconciliation in our community.
The Council members are:
- Ms Genevieve Jacobs - Co-Chair
- Dr Chris Bourke - Co-Chair
- Professor Richard Baker - Member
- Mr Matt Davies - Member
- Ms Lynne Duckham - Member
- Mr Brendan Egan - Member
- Ms Samantha Faulkner - Member
- Ms Diane Kargas Bray - Member
- Vice Admiral Paul Maddison - Member
- Ms Selina Walker - Member
- Dr Nadine White - Member
- Ms Helen Wright - Member
The new members joined the Council’s co-chairs, Dr Chris Bourke and Ms Genevieve Jacobs, in promoting community conversations about Reconciliation and overseeing preparations for Reconciliation Day on 1 June 2020.
Reconciliation is a continual process of renewal and re engagement with the community to build a shared understanding of our past and future.