8-15 November 2020
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Because of her, we can! - Cherisse Buzzacott

03/07/2018 | Theme
This years theme celebrates the essential role that women have played - and continue to play - as active and significant role models at the community, local, state and national levels.
Jessa Rogers

Because of her, we can! - Dr Jessa Rogers

27/06/2018 | Theme
This years theme celebrates the essential role that women have played - and continue to play - as active and significant role models at the community, local, state and national levels.
Lynette Riley

Dr Lynette Riley, NAIDOC Committee

22/06/2018 | Committee
Lynette Riley’s homage to her mother, Delma Riley and grandmothers, Maude Wright and Alma Riley.
Dr Virginia Marshall

Because of her, we can! - Dr Virginia Marshall

19/06/2018 | Theme
This years theme celebrates the essential role that women have played - and continue to play - as active and significant role models at the community, local, state and national levels.

Because of her, we can! - Mayor Vonda Malone

15/06/2018 | Theme
This years theme celebrates the essential role that women have played - and continue to play - as active and significant role models at the community, local, state and national levels.
Ben Mitchell, Committee Co-Chair

Ben Mitchell, NAIDOC Committee Co-Chair

13/06/2018 | Committee
"Because of my wife, the mother to our 8 children, I can!" Ben Mitchell from the Meriam and Mualgal peoples of the Eastern and Western Torres Straits, and National NAIDOC Committee Co-Chair gives a moving tribute to his wife of 21 years Marcia Salam. “The trials she’s been through, with Ovarian Cancer and losing our last child. To go through that and raise the rest of our 7 children, she is an inspiration to me. Because of what she is, and who she is I am able to do everything that I can in my life because of her.”
Rhonda Radley

Because of her, we can! - Rhonda Radley

13/06/2018 | Theme
This years theme celebrates the essential role that women have played - and continue to play - as active and significant role models at the community, local, state and national levels.
Anne Martin Committee Co-Chair

Anne Martin, NAIDOC Committee Co-Chair

04/06/2018 | Committee
Anne Martin a Yuin woman and NAIDOC Committee Co-Chair talks about her mother, her greatest inspiration.
NAIDOC 2018 Poster

About the artwork: tarmunggie Woman

01/05/2018 | Poster
Painted by Bigambul woman, Cheryl Moggs, from Goondiwindi, the painting portrays the 2018 theme, Because of her, we can! showing the courage and resilience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Cheryl shares in her own words below, the inspiration behind the artwork.
Congratulations Cherly Moggs NAIDOC 2018 Poster Winner

Artwork powers NAIDOC celebration of Indigenous women

01/05/2018 | Poster
Cheryl Moggs, a proud descendant of the Bigambul people of Goondiwindi, Bungunya and Toobeah regions in South West Queensland is this year’s winner of the prestigious National NAIDOC Poster Competition.
Because of her, we can! 8-15 July 2018

2018 National NAIDOC Poster competition and Award nominations open now!

30/11/2017 | Poster
Following the announcement of the National NAIDOC theme – Because of her, we can! – the National NAIDOC poster competition and award nominations are now open. NAIDOC Week 2018 will celebrate the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make - to our communities, our families, our rich history and to our nation.
2018 National NAIDOC Logo - Because of her, we can!

2018 National NAIDOC Theme Announced

09/11/2017 | Theme
NAIDOC 2018: Because of her, we can! Statement by National NAIDOC Co-Chairs Dr Anne Martin & Mr Ben Mitchell NAIDOC Week 2018 will celebrate the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make - to our communities, our families, our rich history and to our nation. Under the theme - Because of her, we can! - NAIDOC Week 2018 will be held nationally from Sunday 8 July and continue through to Sunday 15 July.

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