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!

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. The 2019 Local Grant Round will open early 2019. 

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 close 30 August 2018. The new Committee Members will be announced in early September 2018. 

How do I contact the National NAIDOC Committee?

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