All posts by Jo Goodwin

Jo Goodwin is a descendant of the Wonnarua and Kamilaroi peoples in New South Wales (NSW). Jo has a strong commitment to progressing reconciliation and exploring the practice of cultural competence in service delivery. She has an extensive background in early childhood and social inclusion, and was the State Manager for UnitingCare Community Inclusion Support Agencies located in six regions across Queensland. Prior to this, Jo worked extensively for many years in varied early childhood education and care services across Australia, including early intervention in NSW, Multifunctional Aboriginal children’s services in both Queensland and the Northern Territory, and community development work.

What is reconciliation?

National Reconciliation Week (27 May–3 June) is a time for all Australians to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories, share that knowledge and help us grow as a nation. This year’s theme—‘Don’t keep history a mystery’—makes it personal, inviting each of us to learn more. ECA’s commitment to Reconciliation deepens […]

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