Quarterly newsletter from Reconciliation Queensland
 
RQI News - February 2018
 
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In acknowledging January 26th as a day of sorrow and reflection for many First Nations people, the Balaangala Community Group used the occasion to present a treaty declaration to a large crowd of members and supporters who had gathered in its community garden.

 
 

Experts talk homelessness on Australia Day

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Homelessness was the topic for RQI’s well attended Australia Day / Survival Day panel discussion at Arana Leagues Club in Brisbane, on January 26 this year.

 
 

Stephen Mam hired as Community Engagement Coordinator

  Stephen Mam hired as Community Engagement Coordinator

Following our announcement in November last year that RQI was seeking to hire a Community Engagement Coordinator, we are pleased to advise that former management committee member Stephen Mam has been appointed to the position.

 
 
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Benjamin Gertz joins RQI team

Former Queensland field leader for the Recognise campaign Benjamin Gertz has accepted a role with RQI that will greatly enhance the Association's capacity to support regional communities.

 
 
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Queensland Reconciliation Awards

Time is running out to nominate for the 2018 Queensland Reconciliation Awards. Don’t miss the chance to help recognise a business, organisation, educational institution or partnership going above and beyond to create meaningful change towards reconciliation. Nominations close 5 pm, Monday 26 February 2018. 

 
 

Date claimer

The next RQI quarterly general meeting is scheduled for Saturday, 24 March 2018 at Mitchelton Library, 37 Heliopolis Parade, Mitchelton. We expect to confirm our speaker for this event very soon and will post details to our website events page and social media.  

Renew your membership online

A reminder that you can now renew your RQI membership online and pay using PayPal or by direct deposit, cheque or money order. If you prefer to download, complete a membership form, you'll find that on our member benefits page.