Frequently Asked Questions

When is NAIDOC Week in 2019?

NAIDOC Week will be held from 7 to 14 July 2019.

When was NAIDOC Week in 2018?

NAIDOC Week was held from 8 to 15 July 2018.

What is the theme for NAIDOC Week in 2018?

The National NAIDOC Theme for 2018 is - Because of her, we can!

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!

When and where will the National NAIDOC Awards Ceremony be held in 2018?

The National NAIDOC Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday 13 July 2018 at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour in the 2018 focus city of Sydney, New South Wales.

How can I get tickets to the 2018 National NAIDOC Awards Ceremony?

Tickets to the 2018 National NAIDOC awards ceremony are sold out! If you were lucky enough to get your hands on tickets to this years event please email your table lists and any dietary requirements to by 29 June 2018.

How can I get a copy of the 2018 National NAIDOC poster or other promotional products?

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

When do nominations for the poster competition open?

The 2018 National NAIDOC Poster has been selected (see our poster page). Nominations for the 2019 NAIDOC Poster competition opens in late September 2018.

Where can I download the NAIDOC logo?

The 2018 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?

In 2018 the Australian Government committed $1.4 million for NAIDOC activities through the Indigenous Advancement Strategy by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. The grants support communities to host events to celebrate NAIDOC Week, for example cultural showcases, sporting events, family fun days and activities.

The 2018 NAIDOC Local Grant funding round has now closed. Successful applicants will be announced shortly. 

When do the National NAIDOC Award nominations open?

the 2018 National NAIDOC Award nominations have closed. Nominations for the 2019 NAIDOC Awards will open December 2018.

How do I join the National NAIDOC Committee?

Expressions of interest to join the Committee will open after NAIDOC Week in 2018.

How do I contact the National NAIDOC Committee?

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