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9th Annual Reconciliation Walk.



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Roger Price MP Federal Member for Chifley Chief Opposition Whip

9th Annual Reconciliation Walk 15 May 2006

Federal Member for Chifl ey, Roger Price is calling on residents to support the 9 th Annual Mount Druitt Reconciliation Walk and Barbeque, “This is an opportunity for all Australians to come together and express their commitment to reconciling with the Aboriginal Community, the traditional owners of the land”. Community, the traditional owners of the land”.

This year the Concert and Barbeque will begin at 12:00 Noon in the Mt Druitt Town This year the Concert and Barbeque will begin at 12:00 Noon in the Mt Druitt Town Square, located between the Westfi eld Sopping Centre and the Library from where the Square, located between the Westfi eld Sopping Centre and the Library from where the walk will then commence at 2:00pm. walk will then commence at 2:00pm.

Organised by the “Australians for Reconciliation Chifl ey Committee” the walk is expected Organised by the “Australians for Reconciliation Chifl ey Committee” the walk is expected to assist in advancing the causes of the Aboriginal Community and draw attention to what to assist in advancing the causes of the Aboriginal Community and draw attention to what can be done for the future. can be done for the future.

“We need events like this to maintain a focus on the issues facing Indigenous Australia, “We need events like this to maintain a focus on the issues facing Indigenous Australia, to refl ect on far we have come and also to see what more needs to be done to promote a to refl ect on far we have come and also to see what more needs to be done to promote a harmonious and fair society” Mr Price continued. harmonious and fair society” Mr Price continued.

Anyone seeking more information can contact Roger Price’s electorate offi ce on Anyone seeking more information can contact Roger Price’s electorate offi ce on (02) 9265 4344, the Holy Family Centre on (02) 9628 7272 or the Mt Druitt Community (02) 9265 4344, the Holy Family Centre on (02) 9628 7272 or the Mt Druitt Community Ministry on (02) 9835 2970. Ministry on (02) 9835 2970.