Local NAIDOC Events Calendar

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 18:00 to Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 17:00
Location: Parkdale, VIC
Event Venue: Shirley Burke Theatre, 64 Parkers Road, Parkdale, VIC 3195

Kingston Arts is proud to present Tarnuk Biik – Earth Bowls an exhibition of over 30 hand-built ceramic works by more than 15 Indigenous artists associated with Baluk Arts for National NAIDOC 2017: Our Languages Matter.

Tarnuk Biik translates into Boonwurrung as ‘Coolamon Earth’.Tarnuks or coolamons are based on Indigenous carrying bowls traditionally carved of wood. The Indigenous artists in the Baluk Arts program have experimented with ceramics as a new material for building coolamons; visiting Clayworks in Dandenong to learn about the origins of the clay used to build a greater

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 19:30 to Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 19:30
Location: Brooklyn Park, SA
Event Venue: Adelaide West Uniting Church

Anyone interested in participating in a discussion group around First Peoples and faith are invited to join us for three weeks of open discussion.
We are not experts but as we have a beginning understanding and wanted opportunity to discuss and reflect, have decided to host a three week open discussion forum. Thursday 20 July, 10 August and 17 August, 7.30 - 9.30 pm, in the Chapel at Adelaide West Uniting Church.
Within a respectful and listening approach, the agenda is flexible. 20 July is intended around history in Australia, some bits of the Uniting Church and around land,

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 12:45 to Friday, August 4, 2017 - 12:45
Location: Sydney, NSW
Event Venue: Newtown High School of the Performing Arts gallery, 352 King street. Newtown.

Exhibition of Indigenous artworks from the collection of Geoffrey Hassall.
Exhibition opening Thursday the 27th of July, 4-6pm.

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 08:45 to 22:45
Location: East Victoria Park, WA
Event Venue: Millen Primary School, Playfield Street, East Victoria Park

Millen Primary School's 2017 NAIDOC Week Assembly. We invite our Community to join us in celebrating our local Aboriginal culture and languages, through art and performance, followed by a student led morning tea.

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 10:00 to 15:00
Location: Laidley, QLD
Event Venue: Laidley Cultural Centre Laidley Plainland Rd Laidley

Join us for day of celebration and participation at SOTV's first NAIDOC event.
FREE: Entertainment, jumping castle, face painting. Even the Circus is coming to town!
Meet local Aboriginal Artists and see what services are available to you.
Check out A.C.P.A.(Aboriginal Centre for Performing Arts) or enjoy some free roo stew
We still have some stall spaces available too.