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 2018 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 Mountains Blue Mountains City 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