Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Uluru handback 26 October 1985 - 2015

On Monday 26 October 2015 we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the handback of Uluru to the Anangu traditional owners. The 1985 handback was one of the most historic and important moments for Indigenous land rights in Australia. It also paved the way for the lease agreement which now sees Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park managed jointly by Anangu and the Director of National Parks

NAIDOC Events

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held around the country each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 

The week is celebrated not just in our Indigenous communities but also in increasing numbers of government agencies, community organisations, local councils, workplaces, schools and sporting groups.

Here are some ideas on how to celebrate NAIDOC Week.

 

2014 National NAIDOC Award recipients honoured on the Gold Coast

It is with great pleasure that the National NAIDOC Committee announce the 2014 National NAIDOC Award recipients.

The awards highlight the outstanding contributions that Indigenous Australians make to improve the lives of people in their communities and beyond and to promote Indigenous issues in the wider community, or the excellence they’ve shown in their chosen field.

Celebrating NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC celebrations are held around Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The week is celebrated not just in the Indigenous communities but also in increasing numbers of government agencies, schools, local councils and workplaces.

Here are some ideas on how to celebrate NAIDOC Week:

About NAIDOC Week

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. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

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