This Sunday marks the start of NAIDOC Week 2021.
Every year from 4–11 July, NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, it welcomes everyone to participate in a range of activities and to support their local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
While the current COVID situation has impacted some planned activities and events, some will still go ahead and others will be live-streamed. Get involved as much as you can while adhering to safety measures put in place by event organisers. Keep an eye out on our socials and in our other publications for more information about NAIDOC Week and to find out what is happening in your local area and online.
If you aren’t able to get out and about this NAIDOC Week, there are opportunities to get involved in NAIDOC-themed webinars and other online activities. You could learn more about your local Aboriginal community’s history and culture, watch an Indigenous movie, tune in to NITV or check out some of the talented Indigenous musicians or artists from our region.
Also, stay tuned as we introduce you to inspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are making a huge contribution to their communities across the region.