Reconciliation means different things to different people. For schools and early learning services, reconciliation involves everyone understanding and valuing that we can learn, know, speak and be different.
A large part of learning about, and working towards, reconciliation is learning about and respecting Australia’s First Peoples.
In this activity, use the ‘head, heart, hand’ model to support students to work out their meaning of reconciliation.
This is an age-appropriate and personalised way to explore the five dimensions in The State of Reconciliation in Australia Report.
equality and equity
The report reflects on our national identity, and the place of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and rights in our nation’s story.
It highlights what we’ve achieved under the five dimensions and makes recommendations on how to progress reconciliation.
Image: Reconciliation: A Streetwize Comic Production, produced for the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation 1997.