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AUSTRALIA DAY 2019 EVENT: Uncle Eugene Bargo starred in the SBS / NITV documentary series ‘Surviving’. Leon Filewood is a young lawyer turned award-winning comedian. What do these two First Nations men have to say about reconciliation in Queensland? Join us on January 26th!

Reconciliation Queensland invites you to be part of a conversation about how we reconcile our past and move forward together in the true spirit of reconciliation.

Download a flyer here: http://bit.ly/RQIAusDay19

About Eugene Bargo

Australia Day 2019

A star of the SBS / NITV documentary series Surviving, Uncle Eugene Bargo is a proud Goreng Kabi man, who was Dux of his school but also persecuted for being Aboriginal. For the past 48 years this Aboriginal Elder has been partaking in cultural journeys. His yearly travels take him to where his ancestors gathered.

About Leon Filewood

Australia Day 2019

Young lawyer turned comedian Leon Filewood is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander man who says it was on the stage he found a platform to leverage the important conversations that as Australians, we all need to have. Winner of the 2018 Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s ‘Deadly Funny’ national competition.

Australia Day 2019 event details

WHERE: Arana Leagues Club, 247 Dawson Parade, Keperra

WHEN: Saturday, 26th January 2019

Registrations from 1.00pm, start time 2.00pm

Entertainment will be provided by Greta Hunter and the Songlines Community Choir.

DISPLAY TABLES: There will be many display tables at the event selling books, jewellery, works of art etc.

PLEASE BRING DONATIONS of stationery such as pencils, felt pens, erasers etc to be sent to remote Queensland schools for distribution.

ENTRY IS FREE but new membership applications and/or donations are always welcome. They help us to cover the costs of running these events.

RSVP: Please email events@rqi.org.au or call Rosalie on 0448 468 618 and advise of any dietary requirements at time of RSVP.

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