Latest news about NAIDOC Week, Awards, Grants and Posters

Closure of 2020 NAIDOC Local Grants Round

18/03/2020 | Grants
Due to the risk to public health currently posed by the potential spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Australian Government has advised Australians to slow the spread of the virus through social distancing measures. These measures include avoiding large public gatherings if they are not essential, and keeping a distance of 1.5 metres between you and other people whenever possible.

NAIDOC Week 2020 Postponed

18/03/2020 | Theme
The National NAIDOC Committee has decided to postpone NAIDOC Week 2020 (5 July - 12 July) in the interest of safety for our communities.

2020 National NAIDOC Poster Competition and Award Nominations Open!

19/12/2019 | Poster
Celebrate Always Was, Always Will Be. by entering the NAIDOC 2020 poster competition, or nominating for a National NAIDOC award   The NAIDOC 2020 theme - Always Was, Always Will Be. - recognises and celebrates that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. NAIDOC 2020 invites all Australians to embrace the ancient history of this country – a history which dates back thousands of generations.

2020 NAIDOC Week theme announced: Always Was, Always Will be

17/12/2019 | Theme
The NAIDOC 2020 theme - Always Was, Always Will Be. - recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years.

2019 National NAIDOC Awards Recipients

07/07/2019 | Awards
The National NAIDOC Awards have been presented in Canberra recognising the significant achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Thank you to our sponsors & partners

NAIDOC Committee - thanks to our 2019 sponsors and partners

05/07/2019 | Committee
The National NAIDOC Awards are a significant event on the NAIDOC Week calendar. 

Sultan, Donovan, Anu and The Merindas headline 2019 National NAIDOC Awards

03/07/2019 | Awards
A glittering line-up of some of this country’s most iconic Indigenous musicians and entertainers will perform at the prestigious National NAIDOC Awards in Canberra this weekend.
Supporting Indigenous business

Indigenous businesses power National NAIDOC Week celebrations

28/06/2019 | Committee
Indigenous businesses are playing a more prominent role in this year’s NAIDOC celebrations than ever before, reflecting the important roles they play in their communities.
2019 National NAIDOC Poster Available Now at Woolworths Supermarkets

NAIDOC welcomes partnership with Woolworths Group on poster distribution

19/06/2019 | Poster
The National NAIDOC Committee has welcomed a partnership with the Woolworths Group that will assist in the Australia-wide distribution of the 2019 NAIDOC Poster. 
National NAIDOC Committee partners with SBS

NAIDOC and SBS announce partnership to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander excellence and education

12/06/2019 | Awards
The National NAIDOC Committee is proud to partner with SBS as the official Principal Media Partner for the next three years.
NAIDOC Week Teachers Resource and Teaching Ideas

NAIDOC education resources support teachers and communities

07/06/2019 | Resources
NAIDOC Committee releases new education resources following a staggering uptake in 2018.

2019 Teaching Resources

05/06/2019 | Resources
For me education is central to all we do in ensuring truth telling and making sure all people have the real facts about Aboriginal people’s cultures and histories of contact in Australia.