10th Anniversary of National Apology to Stolen Generations


Today marks the 10th anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations, delivered by the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, in Canberra on the 13 February, 2008.

EREA joins with the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council in committing to ensuring better outcomes for Indigenous People, particularly through education.

The NATSICC Chair, John Lochowiak, recalls the optimism that flowed from the apology 10 years ago.

“On that day, it felt as if all Australians were as one,” he said. “I want that feeling to continue and for all of us to work together to so that when the 20th anniversary of the apology comes, our people are living longer, gaining a better education and living to our full potential.”

NATSICC have developed a number of reflections and resources around the 10th Anniversary that can be used by schools.

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