8-15 November 2020
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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

When is NAIDOC Week in 2020?

The National NAIDOC Committee has decided to postpone NAIDOC Week 2020. NAIDOC Week will now be held 8-15 November 2020 in the interest of safety for our communities.

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 2020 National NAIDOC Awards Ceremony has been cancelled. Alice Springs will remain the focus city for 2021.

Where can I purchase tickets to the 2021 National NAIDOC Awards Ceremony?

Tickets for the 2021 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 2020 National NAIDOC poster or other promotional products?

To download your own copy of the 2020 National NAIDOC poster visit our poster page!

The National NAIDOC Committee has partnered with the Woolworths Group to nationally distribute the 2020 NAIDOC Week poster. A limited supply of posters will be available in 1,000 Woolworths stores nationally from 21 October 2020, while stocks last.

The 2020 National NAIDOC Poster is available electronically and printed versions as well as NAIDOC merchandise are expected to become available closer to NAIDOC Week (8-15 November 2020).

When do nominations for the poster competition open?

The winner of the 2020 National NAIDOC Poster competition is Tyrown Waigana with his artwork Shape of Land. Find out more about the 2020 National NAIDOC Poster.

The 2021 National NAIDOC Poster competition will open late 2020 at the announcement of next years NAIDOC Theme. Sign up to the e-newsletter and keep an eye on the NAIDOC website to be notified when the 2021 NAIDOC Poster competition opens. 

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 is now closed. Applicants will be given written advice on the outcome of applications. This is expected in early October. Please visit NAIDOC week funding for further information.

When do the National NAIDOC Award nominations open?

The 2021 National NAIDOC Award Nominations are open now and will include nominations submitted for the cancelled 2020 event.

How do I join the National NAIDOC Committee?

Expressions of interest to join the National NAIDOC Committee are 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.