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Stories | 6 Jul 2018

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life.

A group of Indigenous children with white ceremonial paint on their bodies wearing shorts or yellow coverings dance on green grass watched by a crowd of onlookers.
Stories | 4 Jul 2018

The past, present and future of Palm Island were encapsulated in 3 special events held in the community’s centenary celebrations this year.

Cheryl Moggs, wearing a black jacket and orange scarf, holding the 2018 NAIDOC week poster ‘tarumunggie – woman.’ She is standing in front of a large, colourful canvas artwork.
Stories | 2 Jul 2018

Painting, photography, print making, textiles, and now, basket weaving – Cheryl Moggs certainly can do it all.

An Aboriginal woman and 4 Aboriginal men all dressed in blue ranger uniforms stand on red soil and in front of a white 4 wheel drive vehicle. In the background is a building and trees.
Stories | 29 Jun 2018

The crucial work of the Malak Malak Rangers in preserving the natural heritage and Indigenous culture of the Daly River region will continue with guaranteed funding until June 2021.

Aboriginal woman wearing glasses and a grey and pink top sits at a desk in front of a microphone. In the background is a rack of discs, a window and an Aboriginal flag.
Stories | 26 Jun 2018

Umeewarra Radio in Port Augusta, South Australia is a meeting place for Country Music legends and their fans.

Children in traditional outfits dancing on country at the Barunga Festival.
Stories | 22 Jun 2018

The annual Barunga Festival was held from June 8-10, bringing together performers and visitors from across Australia for a weekend of music, traditional dance, sport and local culture.

The 2018 NAIDOC Week Poster ‘tarmunggie – Woman’, with artist, Cheryl Moggs.
Stories | 19 Jun 2018

This year’s National NAIDOC poster competition winner, Cheryl Moggs, will be attending the Australian Parliament House NAIDOC launch and Major Indigenous Acquisition Unveiling, Cheryl will also say a few words about her artwork. This is the first time an original NAIDOC artwork has been hung in Parliament House.

The artwork, ‘tarmunggie – Woman’ represents the 2018 NAIDOC theme of ‘Because of her, we can!’, and portrays the courage and resilience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women with three overlaying images connecting dreamtime, culture and knowledge.

Stories | 13 Jun 2018

Aunty Tina and Uncle Adrian after the Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony.

Stories | 7 Jun 2018

Operating a world class helicopter refuelling service in remote Western Australia, the Djarindjin Aboriginal Corporation have shown that the sky is the limit when it comes to creating innovative Indigenous businesses in remote Australia.

NAIDOC Week Resources on
Stories | 5 Jun 2018

Visit the new National NAIDOC Week website for events, resources and more.