Reconciliation Day

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Reconciliation Day
Observed byAustralian Capital Territory
Datefirst Monday after or on 27 May
2018 date28 May
2019 date27 May
2020 date1 June

Reconciliation Day is a public holiday in the Australian Capital Territory marking the start of National Reconciliation Week. It is held on the first Monday after or on 27 May, the anniversary of the 1967 referendum. It was held for the first time on 28 May 2018.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Reconciliation Day Public Holiday an Australian first".
  2. ^ Burgess, Katie (14 September 2017). "ACT first Australian jurisdiction to gazette Reconciliation Day public holiday". Canberra Times. Retrieved 14 September 2017.