NAIDOC week is celebrated annually throughout Australia and celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and recognises the contribution they make within the community.
NAIDOC Week 7 – 14 July 2019
Each year NAIDOC week focuses on a theme; the 2019 theme chosen by the National NAIDOC Committee is, VOICE. TREATY. TRUTH. Let's work together for a shared future.This theme acknowledges that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have always wanted an enhanced role in decision-making in Australia’s democracy.
To celebrate National Aboriginal and Islander Day of Celebration (NAIDOC) in the Blue Mountains - Council, the Blue Mountains City Council’s Aboriginal Advisory Council together with the Blue Mountains NAIDOC Committee will host a range of events during July.
NAIDOC Activities 2019
Annual NAIDOC Flag Raising and Awards
Date: Monday 8 July
Time: 9 - 11am
Location: Blue Mountains Cultural Centre / Carrington Place
Event Details: The NAIDOC Flag Raising Ceremony, awards and morning tea from 8.45am @ Blue Mountains Cultural Centre followed by the official Flag Raising in Carrington Place from 10am.
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Exhibition
6 July – 25 August
Events from 6 July @ Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, Katoomba
Aboriginal Cultural Learning
9 & 11 July
Blue Mountains Libraries, Springwood and Katoomba branches
NAIDOC Community Art Exhibition
20 – 21 July
Katoomba Community Hall