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National Sorry Day in the North
May 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
A community sharing and healing event will again be held at the Stolen Generation Memorial and Healing Garden at Stebonheath Park, Andrews Farm. The ceremony will be followed by a celebration and lunch at the John McVeity Centre, 182 Peachy Road, Smithfield Plains.
The event at the Memorial and Healing Garden will begin with a Welcome to Country by Allan Sumner, and elders will lead a short walk towards the memorial. At this time, leaders from the community will speak and a ceremonial tree planting will take place.
Festivities will continue at the John McVeity Centre, with music, activities for all ages and a free community BBQ. Marra Dreaming and Aboriginal Contemporary Arts workshops will be available on the day, with live entertainment from, Hannah Yates & Anton Seaborn, Nathan May and Scott Rathman Jnr.
Limited bus pick-ups are available on the day, please phone 08 8255 3323 to book.