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Whitsunday Regional Council is supporting the ‘Journey to Recognition’ an epic relay acrossAustralia building momentum to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in ourConstitution.
Mayor Jenny Whitney said Council is celebrating the Journey to Recognition’s visit to Bowen bysupporting events in Bowen and Cannonvale.
“Come along and join the Journey to Recognition for afternoon tea, singing, and a conversationabout constitutional recognition, at the Bowen Town Square from 12-2pm on the 29th August,” she said.
“Hear about why it is time to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in theConstitution and to ensure there is no place in the constitution for racial discrimination.
“This is a great chance to be part of the national movement as it travels through Bowen,” she said.
The event is being hosted by ‘Recognise” and is supported by Girudala Community Coop andWhitsunday Regional Council.
The Cannonvale Library will also be holding a morning tea open to the public in support of theRecognise relay, on Friday 29 August at 11.30am.
For more information on the Journey for Recognition please go to http://www.recognise.org.au/thejourney
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