How you can support National Reconciliation Week.

Come and view the Special Collection’s Exhibition Level 2, Auchmuty Library.

You can also visit the newly relocated Indigenous Collection on Level 3, Auchmuty Library, near the Law Reading Room.

Highlights on Campus

Callaghan, Park on the Hill, Opening ceremony 10:30


  • Native food talk
  • MakerSpace collaborative art workshop 
  • Exhibition of creative work from the guri gayi –wu  barayi  guri –wu ngura (people of country; people of place) project.  Ourimbah Campus Library, 1st Floor.


  • Art making workshop
  • “Historical Indigenous Figures” a documentary introduced by John Maynard Location: Theatrette, University House. Register via Eventbrite.

Other events Off Campus

LYCETT & WALLIS: Unlikely Preservers of Aboriginal Knowledge
The Stories of Our Town film Project is a partnership between the film makers, the University of Newcastle’s Cultural Collections, the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation lab, Hunter Living Histories Initiative, NBN Television, City of Newcastle’s major Cultural Institutions; the Newcastle Museum, Local Studies, Newcastle Art Gallery, the Real Film Festival and the Lost Newcastle Facebook Group.

Saltwater Freshwater Art Exhibition
May 22 @ 10:00 am – June 13 @ 4:00 pm

Popular Central Coast Artists Garry Purchase & Kylie Cassidy Present Saltwater Freshwater Art Exhibition Special Event Also Featuring Artists From ‘The Glen’

#MoreThanAWord  #NRW2021

The University Library acknowledges the traditional Aboriginal owners of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal Nation, Darkinung Nation, Biripai Nation, Worimi Nation, and Wonnarua Nation.

We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.

Need help? Ask the Library

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