National Reconciliation Week 2023

Published on 15 May 2023


The theme for National Reconciliation Week 2023, Be a Voice for Generations, encourages all Australians to be a voice for reconciliation in tangible ways in our everyday lives – where we live, work and socialise.

For the work of generations past, and the benefit of generations future, let’s choose to create a more just, equitable and reconciled country for all.

Learn more about National Reconciliation Week here. 

Drop into our library branches to select a read from our National Reconciliation Week 2023 display or check out our suggested reading list and reserve an item now. 

Books to inspire conversation about reconciliation


For the little ones 

Miimi Marraal, Mother Earth by Melissa Greenwood

Looking after country with fire : Aboriginal burning knowledge with Uncle Kuu by Victor Steffensen and illustrated by Sandra Steffensen

Finding our heart : a book on the Uluru Statement for young Australians by Thomas Mayor and illustrated by Blak Douglas Biographies 

Junior Fiction 

Common wealth : a slam poetry persuasive by Gregg Dreise.

Biographies and Adult Non Fiction

Sister girl : reflections on tiddaism, identity and reconciliation by Jackie Huggins.

True tracks : respecting indigenous knowledge and culture by Terri Janke.

Practical reconciliation : strengthening relationships for all Australians in 7 easy steps by Munya Andrews and Carla Rogers.

A question of colour : my journey to belonging by Patricia Lees with Adam C Lees.

Landscapes of our hearts : reconciling people and environment by Matthew Colloff.


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