NAIDOC Week 2019 Get Involved
Message from the NAIDOC Chairperson
Gudamulli ngathu narri Kristina Hatfield,
I am a proud Darumbal women, the Darumbal people are the Traditional Custodians of this area where we Celebrate NAIDOC Week. I’d like to acknowledge and pay my yadaba to My Darumbal ancestors and all My Elders past and present.
NAIDOC stands for National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee, NAIDOC week has been celebrated by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people since the 1920.
I am happy to acknowledge that we have 6 major sponsors, Darumbal people aboriginal corporation RNTBC, CQID, Juwarki Kapu-Lug, Bidgerdii Community Health, Life without Barriers, Central Qld Health and FMSTUDIOS.
I encourage to be apart of the great events that are happening for 2019 Rock NAIDOC visit our NAIDOC calendar page and register your interest on our ROCK NAIDOC facebook page.
We will have over 30 Indigenous & Non-Indigenous organisations showcasing their services by holding events such as Flexi-Learning 3 on 3 Basketball, NAIDOC March & Expo, NAIDOC Golf, NAIDOC Ball, Baby Show, Corporate Breakfast, NAIDOC Mass, just to name a few.
NAIDOC week is not only a time for us Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to celebrate our Culture, it’s a time were we acknowledge indigenous achievements and encourage Non Indigenous people to join in and learn more about our Culture and the importance of our Connection to this land on which we all live.
Happy NAIDOC Week All