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Reconciliation Day

10 am to 3 pm, 27 May 2024 Commonwealth Park, Canberra
Reconciliation Day 2024


Join us for a free family-friendly event in Commonwealth Park showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, food, music and entertainment as part of National Reconciliation Week celebrations.

Reconciliation Australia’s theme for 2024 is Now More Than Ever.  Be part of the conversation and activities and learn about our shared histories and cultures, to gain a deeper understanding of our national story and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures in this special Canberra community event.

2024 Reconciliation Day Program 

Enjoy a full day of family-friendly entertainment and activities in Commonwealth Park from 10am to 3pm with our headline act Isaac Compton taking to the stage at 2 pm

Check out the full program

Find out more about our performers

Event Information

Free public transport for people attending the event is available on all Transport Canberra regular bus and light rail services. Passengers simply need to tell the bus driver or Customer Service Officer that they’re attending the event if asked. Additional free shuttle buses will run on a continuous loop from 9 am until  4 pm between the City Interchange platform 3 and the visitors centre at Regatta Point. 

People catching public transport are reminded to plan ahead with a Sunday timetable and light rail frequency in place for the public holiday.

For more information about free travel to the event and the public holiday timetable, visit transport.act.gov.au 

If you’re driving, parking is available at West Basin in the Acton and Barrine Drive car parks, Allara Street car park near Civic Pool and the CIT dirt car park near CIT Reid campus. Parking will be free as it’s a public holiday. 

Accessible parking is available in the Regatta Place and Commonwealth Park car parks. These car parks will not be open to the general public.

Some seating will be available but you may like to bring along a picnic rug of fold up chair so you can kick back and enjoy the lovely green spaces of Commonwealth Park as you take in the great entertainment and snacks from the food vendors on site.


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Monday 27 May, 10 am to 3 pm


Commonwealth Park, Canberra ACT


Disabled access available, contact operator for details.