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2017 National NAIDOC Award winners honoured in Cairns

2017 National NAIDOC Award winners honoured in Cairns

01/07/2017 | Awards
The National NAIDOC Committee last night congratulated ten outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians who were honoured at the 2017 National NAIDOC Awards Ceremony in Cairns.  

2017 NAIDOC Week theme announced - Our Languages Matter

30/05/2017 | Theme
The importance, resilience and richness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages will be the focus of national celebrations marking NAIDOC Week 2017. The 2017 theme - Our Languages Matter - aims to emphasise and celebrate the unique and essential role that Indigenous languages play in both cultural identity, linking people to their land and water, and in the transmission of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, spirituality and rites, through story and song.
Joanne Cassady 2017 Poster Competition Winner

Winner announced for the 2017 National NAIDOC Poster Competition

15/05/2017 | Poster
Proud Wiradjuri Aboriginal woman, Joanne Cassady, is the winner of this year’s esteemed National NAIDOC Poster Competition.  
The 2017 NAIDOC Local Grant funding round is now open and will close at 4pm AEST on Thursday 27 April. Head to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet website to find out how to apply for the 2017 Local Grant round!

2017 NAIDOC Local Grant funding round now open!

16/02/2017 | Grants
2017 NAIDOC Local Grant funding round is now open.

2016 National NAIDOC Award winners honoured in Darwin

11/07/2016 | Awards
The National NAIDOC Committee congratulated ten outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians who were honoured at the 2016 National NAIDOC Awards Ceremony in Darwin on Friday 8 July. Stephen Page, a descendant of the Nunukul people and the Munaldjali clan of the Yugambeh Nation from South East Queensland, was honoured with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. Stephen has been the Artistic Director of Bangarra Dance Theatre for the past 25 years with the goal of providing opportunities to the next generation of Indigenous storytellers. 

NAIDOC Week 2016: share, participate and discover

04/06/2016 | Theme
All Australians are invited to take the time to learn, share and participate in the unique local and national celebrations that will mark NAIDOC Week 2016 (3 - 10 July). NAIDOC Week - established in 1938 - is the opportunity to proudly acknowledge and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Winner announced for the 2016 National NAIDOC Poster Competition

20/05/2016 | Poster
Lani Balzan, a proud Wiradjuri Aboriginal woman from NSW, is this year’s winner of the prestigious National NAIDOC Poster Competition.

Lani Balzan - Winner of the 2016 National NAIDOC Poster Competition

20/05/2016 | Poster
Songlines tie all Aboriginal people together, represents all of the Songlines coming together to create our nation. You can see how they criss-cross the land as they run East, West, North, South and diagonally across the country to track the journeys of our ancestors.  

Winner of the 2015 National NAIDOC poster competition announced.

01/06/2015 | Poster
Congratulations to Elaine Chambers on winning the 2015 National NAIDOC poster competition.  Ms Chambers is a proud Brisbane born and bred Aboriginal woman with family links to the Kuku Yalangi/ Koa Mob. Ms Chambers’ winning entry titled, We Stand on Sacred Ground, is a great representation of 2015 NAIDOC theme – We all stand on Sacred Ground: Learn, Respect and Celebrate.  

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