2 – 9 July 2023
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is NAIDOC Week?

NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC Week is celebrated by all Australians and is a great opportunity to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

When is NAIDOC Week in 2023?

National NAIDOC Week will be celebrated from Sunday 2 July – Sunday 9 July 2023, and the National NAIDOC Week Awards Ceremony will be held in Meanjin (Brisbane) on Saturday 1 July 2023. 

NAIDOC Week is usually held in the first week (a Sunday to Sunday) of July that incorporates the second Friday – which historically was celebrated as 'National Aboriginal Day'.

What is the 2023 National NAIDOC Week Theme?

The National NAIDOC Theme for 2023 is For Our Elders

Download the 2023 National NAIDOC Week Theme logo, interactive social media tiles, email banners, teams backgrounds and so much more! Visit NAIDOC Downloads

What events are on in my community?

You are able to search for NAIDOC Events that are close to you by visiting our NAIDOC Week Events page!

When do entries for the 2023 National NAIDOC Poster Competition Open?

Entries for the 2023 National NAIDOC poster competition opened at 12:00pm (AEDT) Friday 18 November 2022 and close on Monday 6 Feburary 2023 at 8:00pm (AEDT).

To find out more and submit your entry visit the Poster Competition Entry Form!

Where can I download the NAIDOC logo?

The 2023 NAIDOC Logo can be downloaded online. The logo must be used in its entirety and cannot be used for commercial purposes (commercial purposes include use of the logo on any promotional material that is used to make a profit).

How do I apply for funding for NAIDOC activities in my community?

The 2022 NAIDOC Local Grants Funding Round has now closed. Visit NAIDOC week funding for further information.

Funding is available for communities and community organisations to help meet the costs of local NAIDOC events and activities. All events and activities will need to meet government guidance aimed at reducing the risks associated with COVID-19.

How do I join the National NAIDOC Committee?

Expressions of interest to join the National NAIDOC Committee are currently closed. Please join the NAIDOC mailing list to be notified of future rounds.

How do I contact the National NAIDOC Committee?

Our contact details can be found on the Contact Us page.