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31 May 2016
Wenona celebrated National Reconciliation Week at Assembly, welcoming Ms Susan Moylan-Coombs who shared the importance of taking personal action in Australia's reconciliation journey.
After the Acknowledgement of Country, Brooklyn Doomadgee of Year 10 introduced Ms Moylan-Coombs who highlighted the 2016 theme of 'Our History, Our Story, Our Future'. As per the Reconciliation Australia website:
It’s time for everyone in the School to re-evaluate how they approach things that scare them, says Lara (Year 12).
Boarding Prefect, Georgia, gave this powerful speech about human-induced climate change and the ongoing impact the drought is having on Australian families and communities.
In the words of Year 11 Prefect, Jade, 20 seconds of courage is all you need to start a conversation with the person next to you.