New Committee Members appointed, Calls for National NAIDOC Award nominations, and 2024 NAIDOC Poster Competition open
The National NAIDOC Committee is delighted to announce the appointment of six new Committee members. The Committee also invites nominations for individuals and groups for the 2024 National NAIDOC Awards, and encourage First Nations artists to enter the 2024 National NAIDOC Week poster competition, celebrating this year’s theme, Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud and Proud.
Announcement of Six New Committee Members
National NAIDOC Week 2024 marks the 50th anniversary of the first National NAIDOC Committee comprising all First Nations members in 1974, ensuring that self-determination and the strength of community underpinned NAIDOC.
To continue that powerful legacy, the National NAIDOC Committee have appointed Mr Masepah Banu, Ms Sharon Gray, Ms Leeanne Caton, Ms Cherisse Buzzacott, Ms Naomi Moran and Mrs Erica Smits. Learn more about the new members.
Calls for Nominations – 2024 National NAIDOC NAIDOC Awards
The Committee encourages nominations for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to be recognised and celebrated for the positive and powerful impact that they have had on First Nations people and communities. Nominations are open for someone that has inspired, guided, or motivated First Nations people to keep the fire burning bright.
Nominations close on 8 March 2024. Read the information and Selection Criteria for the National NAIDOC Awards.
2024 National NAIDOC Week Poster Competition
This year's National NAIDOC theme celebrates the unyielding spirit of our people and communities and invites all to honour the legacies, continue to stand in solidarity and amplify the voices of First Nations people for the future.
The National NAIDOC Committee invites any Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individual or group, aged 16 and over to submit their artwork for the National NAIDOC Week 2024 Poster Competition. Your artwork must reflect the 2024 National NAIDOC Week theme – Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud and Proud.