National Reconciliation Week 2023

National Reconciliation Week tile

Daylesford & District Historical Society, in partnership with DJAARA Elder Uncle Rick Nelson and Council, is hosting an exhibition to showcase a set of portraits of Dja Dja Wurrung people photographed in 1866 at the Coranderrk Aboriginal Station. This is rare opportunity to reflect on the journey these First Nations people endured; from being forced off their land and waterways, left in government protectorates, until they were closed down and then in 1864, taken to Coranderrk and off Country. The photographs are generously made available by Uncle Rick Nelson. 

Official opening and Welcome to Country
Outside the museum
11am on Monday 29 May 2023

The museum will be open 10am – 2pm each day from 27 May to 3 June 2023
Come along and show your support for reconciliation.

Our libraries will also have story time and activities for children over National Reconciliation Week. Keep an eye out on the libraries Facebook page.



  • Saturday, 27 May 2023 | 10:00 AM - Saturday, 03 June 2023 | 02:00 PM
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