Frequently Asked Questions

When is NAIDOC Week in 2020?

NAIDOC Week 2020 has been postponed. Click here to find out more.

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'.

When and where is the 2020 National NAIDOC Awards Ceremony?

The 2020 National NAIDOC Focus City is Alice Springs (Mparntwe), NT. The date of the Awards Ceremony has been postponed. Click here to find out more.

Where can I purchase tickets to the 2020 National NAIDOC Awards Ceremony?

Tickets for the 2020 National NAIDOC Awards ceremony are expected to come on sale closer to the event. Make sure you sign up to the National NAIDOC e-newsletter keep up to date on ticket sales and all things NAIDOC!

What is the theme for NAIDOC Week in 2020?

The National NAIDOC Theme for 2020 is - Always Was, Always Will Be.

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.

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!

How can I get a copy of the 2019 National NAIDOC poster or other promotional products?

To download your own copy of the 2019 National NAIDOC poster or order a copy visit our poster page!

When do nominations for the poster competition open?

The 2020 National NAIDOC Poster competition has now closed! The winning poster entry and artist will be announced later this year. To see this year’s winner keep an eye on the NAIDOC website. 

Where can I download the NAIDOC logo?

The 2020 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 2020 NAIDOC Local Grants Funding Round has been closed.  Please visit www.niaa.gov.au/naidoc for further information.

When do the National NAIDOC Award nominations open?

The 2020 National NAIDOC Award Nominations have been suspended.  Click here to find out more.

How do I join the National NAIDOC Committee?

Expressions of interest to join the Committee are currently closed. Keep an eye on the NAIDOC website for future rounds.

How do I contact the National NAIDOC Committee?

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