Our community acknowledges many important days, events and anniversaries every year.
This timeline compiles all the important annual dates that our mob honour and celebrate such as Invasion day and Mabo day. This timeline can help you to learn more about the dates and what events are planned for it.
It is a day that honours those who have lost their lives as a result of invasion, remembers how hard our peopl...
National Close the Gap Day
Date: 3rd Thursday in March. The aim of the Close the Gap campaign is to achieve health equality by 2030. The...
National Sorry Day
Sorry Day is an opportunity to pay tribute to Stolen Generations members and to remember those who have passed...
Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum
In response to this petition the Holt Government introduced the Constitution Alteration (Aboriginals) Bill 196...
Date: 27 May – 3 June. A time for all Australians to learn about our people and culture as well as our s...
In 2002, Aunty Bonita Mabo, Uncle Eddie’s wife, called for Mabo Day to be a national holiday, their son...
Coming of the Light
It began on the 1st of July 1871 when the Reverend Samuel MacFarlane of the London Missionary Society anchored...
NAIDOC celebrates the history, culture and achievements of our people and is celebrated by many non-Indigenous...
National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children's Day
Children’s Day is organised and promoted by the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Ca...
International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
Because of colonisation in various forms, Indigenous Peoples have always fought for the right to practice and...