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2 – 9 July 2023
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Latest news about NAIDOC Week, Awards, Grants and Posters
National NAIDOC Awards 2021

Cancellation of Awards Ceremony for the National NAIDOC Awards 2021

09/11/2021 | Awards
The 2021 National NAIDOC Award winners will now be announced online and in conjunction with our media partners and key stakeholders.
National Naidoc Committee EOI now open

Join the National NAIDOC Committee!

24/08/2021 | Committee
Applications are now open for membership of the National NAIDOC Committee. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of setting the national direction for NAIDOC Week celebrations across the country over the next decade.
NAIDOC Week 2021 Official Sponsors: Facebook and Instagram

Facebook Australia welcomed as Official Sponsor of National NAIDOC Week 2021

02/07/2021 | Partners
The National NAIDOC Committee is pleased to announce Facebook Australia as an Official Sponsor of National NAIDOC Week 2021.
Tips for a COVIDSafe NAIO

Stay COVIDSafe this NAIDOC Week

01/07/2021 | Resources
It is important we continue to be COVIDSafe as we celebrate NAIDOC week so we can protect the most vulnerable in our community.
Top 20 Tip to celebrate a COVIDSafe NAIDOC Week

Top 20 tips to get involved this NAIDOC Week

01/07/2021 | Resources
See our top 20 ideas to help you celebrate NAIDOC Week 2021 in a COVIDSafe way.
Update 2021 National NAIDOC Awards ceremony postponed

Postponement of the National NAIDOC Awards 2021

25/06/2021 | Awards
After the cancellation of the National NAIDOC Awards 2021 in Mparntwe (Alice Springs), the National NAIDOC Committee and our key partners had been working towards a gala Awards Ceremony at the Sydney Opera House on Saturday 3 July. However, following the recent announcements by the NSW Premier and increasing health risk, we have had to take the unfortunate decision to postpone this ceremony. NAIDOC Week will still be held from 4-11 July.
NAIDOC Week 2021 Official Poster Distributor : Woolworths

Woolworths partnership helps celebrate NAIDOC Week across the nation

24/06/2021 | Poster
The National NAIDOC Committee has again partnered with the Woolworths Group to nationally distribute the 2021 NAIDOC Week poster.
Teaching Resources

NAIDOC Week Teaching Resources

10/06/2021 | Resources
The annual NAIDOC Week Teaching resources are now available from SBS Learn. The NAIDOC Week teaching resource is full of activities and links to assist teachers and their students to reflect on this year’s theme, ‘Heal Country!’. These resources were authored by Shelley Ware and developed by SBS Learn with support from NAIDOC Committee member Associate Professor Lynette Riley. The 2021 teaching resources cover subject areas of English, HASS, The Arts and Science for students in Foundation to Year 10.

Cancellation of National NAIDOC Awards ceremony in Mparntwe (Alice Springs)

04/06/2021 | Awards
We regret to announce that we have decided to cancel the National NAIDOC Awards ceremony scheduled for Mparntwe (Alice Springs) on Saturday 3 July 2021. The decision was made in consultation with the Alice Springs NAIDOC Committee and our key stakeholders in light of escalating community concerns and emerging issues about COVID-19.
How to plan a Covidsafe NAIDOC week event

Tips for holding a COVIDSafe NAIDOC Week event

17/05/2021 | Resources
Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be a concern for communities around Australia. This NAIDOC Week, let’s keep our mob safe by making sure our events and celebrations are held in a COVIDSafe way. Check your State and Territory website All States and territories have public health measures in place to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community. If you are holding a large-scale event, you may need to work with the authorities in your state or territory and submit a COVIDSafe Event plan.
Maggie-Jean Douglas with the winning poster

Gubbi Gubbi artist wins coveted NAIDOC Poster competition

05/05/2021 | Poster
Maggie-Jean Douglas - a Gubbi Gubbi artist from South East Queensland - is the winner of the prestigious National NAIDOC poster competition for 2021.
Gubbi Gubbi artist Maggie-Jean Douglas

Maggie-Jean Douglas wins 2021 National NAIDOC Poster Competition

05/05/2021 | Poster
Gubbi Gubbi artist Maggie-Jean Douglas has won the 2021 National NAIDOC Poster competition from a record 260 entries. Maggie-Jean describes herself as ‘a proud murri’. Her mob is Gubbi Gubbi from the Sunshine Coast region of Queensland though she grew up on Goreng Goreng Country and has been living on Ngunnawal Country for the past three years. Maggie-Jean has always ‘had an appreciation for anything that involved creating’ and her earliest memories of being inspired by art came from her Aunty’s artworks.