June Oscar: Reconciliation, It Is Ours (extract)

June Oscar: Reconciliation, It Is Ours (extract)

June Oscar's moving acceptance speech at the 2016 Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Fellowship award brought the crowd to a standing ovation. Dame Quentin Bryce lovingly presented the award to June, for her extraordinary work in reconciliation and outstanding community health achievements in the Kimberley's Fitzroy Valley. Russell Smith treated us to a beautiful didgeridoo performance during the ceremony.

5 great reasons why you should come to Melbourne Town Hall this Thursday evening

5 great reasons why you should come to Melbourne Town Hall this Thursday evening

Something big is happening at the Melbourne Town Hall this Thursday evening.

Dame Quentin Bryce is presenting the 2016 Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Fellowship, a prestigious award that celebrates individuals doing extraordinary work in reconciliation.

For those of you who may feel torn about missing Family Feud this week, here’s 5 great reasons why you should come to the Town Hall instead.

Indigenous leader wins prestigious Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Fellowship

Indigenous leader wins prestigious Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Fellowship

June Oscar AO, one of Australia's most energetic indigenous leaders, has won the Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Fellowship for 2016. This prestigious award celebrates individuals doing extraordinary work in reconciliation.

Former Governor-General Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO will present this year’s Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Fellowship award at the Melbourne Town Hall on 19 May 2016.

Thinking though the headlines: Interview with Dr Elizabeth Kath

Thinking though the headlines: Interview with Dr Elizabeth Kath

On 21 March 2016, President Barack Obama traveled to Cuba; he was the first US President to visit the island nation since 1928. This landmark event was part of recent diplomatic efforts to normalize US-Cuban relations after decades of Cold War hostility.

Christina Plant (CP) gets the view of Dr Elizabeth Kath (EK), Lecturer at RMIT’s School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, Co-Director of Global Reconciliation, Honorary Research Fellow with the UN Global Compact Cities Programme, and author of new book Australian-Latin American Relations: New Links in a Changing Global Landscape, on President Obama's historic visit.

Palestinian Teacher Wins 2016 Global Teacher Prize

Palestinian Teacher Wins 2016 Global Teacher Prize

Hanan Al Hroub teaches at the Samiha Khalil High School in the Palestinian West Bank city of Al-Bireh, where students witness unimaginable acts of violence in their everyday lives. Stabbings, shootings and bombings happen regularly in Al-Bireh because of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.