National Sorry Day 2021 - Online Event

Home > News and Resources > News and Events > Events > National Sorry Day 2021 - Online Event

To mark National Sorry Day, City of Yarra is streaming a very special event from the Stolen Generations Marker in Atherton Gardens Housing Estate in Fitzroy.

The event will feature:

  • A Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony with Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Elder Uncle Colin Hunter
  • Performance by Djirri Djirri Dancers
  • Music from Kokatha-Gunditjmara man Uncle Dave Arden

Special guest speakers:

  • Yorta Yorta, Dja Dja Wurrung Elder Aunty Muriel Bamblett
  • Boonwurrung, Yorta Yorta, Mutti Mutti Elder Aunty Eva Jo
  • Yuin, Woromi man Kyle Vander-Kuyp

 Music from Kokatha-Gunditjmara man Uncle Dave Arden.

The event will be held at the Stolen Generations Marker in Atherton Gardens. The Marker, titled 'Remember Me: A Tribute to the Stolen Generations and their Families', was designed by Kamilaroi artist Reko Rennie and is a place of reflection and respectful commemoration.

You can tune in via the Facebook Event page from 2pm on Wednesday 26 May. The event will also be streamed live from the VACCA Facebook page.

Date: Wednesday 26 May 

Time: 2pm to 3.05pm

All are welcome to join this event online.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons in photographs, film, audio recordings or printed material. To listen to our Acknowledgement of Country, click here.