Focus on Cherbourg past, present and future

On the 26th of January, Reconciliation Queensland hosted a zoom seminar and discussion on the history and future of the Aboriginal Shire of Cherbourg with community leaders and Elders. By guest writer Jeaun Lewis Twitter: @JeaunLewis Cherbourg, which is located on the land of the Wakka Wakka people, was established as Barambah in 1901 alongside an industrial school where Aboriginal … Read More

Jeremy Donovan takes us walking with wisdom

An original poetry reading and rousing performances on the didgeridoo and Native American flute delighted Reconciliation Queensland members and guests when Jeremy Donovan joined us at Mitchelton Library for the RQI Speaker Series. Jeremy ‘Yongurra’ Donovan is an internationally renowned artist and during his talk on Saturday, 16 November 2019, he presented us with a Nescafe coffee tin decorated with one … Read More

Australia Day 2019 evokes reflection on reconciliation

Ancient lore merged into modern law when Kabi Kabi Elder Uncle Eugene Bargo and young lawyer turned comedian Leon Filewood took to the speaker’s podium on Australia Day 2019. Uncle Eugene and Leon were guest speakers for what has become one of the most successful events of the year for Reconciliation Queensland Incorporated (RQI). Large turnout for Australia Day 2019 … Read More