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NAIDOC Week Events 2023

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia in the first week of July each year to celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It is an opportunity for all Australians to learn about First Nations cultures and histories and participate in celebrations of the oldest, continuous living cultures on earth.

This year’s theme, For Our Elders, is all about recognising the important role that our Elders have played and continue to play in our lives. For Our Elders encourages us to draw strength from their knowledge and experience, in everything from land management and cultural knowledge to justice and human rights, and across multiple sectors like health, education and the arts.

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Community events in our region


6 July Tharawal 2023 NAIDOC Family Fun Day


3 July NAIDOC Flag Raising Ceremony, Street March, Community Connection Day


7 July Campbelltown City NAIDOC Touch Football

Canterbury Bankstown

1 July NAIDOC Family Fun Day (Other events: NAIDOC High Tea, Elders Day Out, Film Screening, First Nations Cultural Mindfulness Workshop)

Castle Hill

5 July Aboriginal Cultural Session with Muru Mittigar (for children)



4 July NAIDOC Family Fun Day


6 July Yorta Yorta Country Women’s Weaving Circle


8 July NAIDOC community day

Macarthur Square

2 July Live Painting and Kids' Craft Zone

Miller (Liverpool)

5 July NAIDOC Week Family Fun Day


7 July NAIDOC 2023 Celebration

Moss Vale

3 July Wingecarribee Shire Council NAIDOC Flag Raising Ceremony


6 July Argyle Housing – Bowral – Gundungurra Country Lunch and Art Community Event

Mount Annan

7 July South West Sydney – Dharawal Country Cultural Experience Community Event

Oran Park

4 July Camden Council NAIDOC Flag Raising and Community Event


8 July Burramatta NAIDOC



7 July Main Event (more events including 14 July Twilight Markets)


6 July NAIDOC River Walk/Run


5 July  Wollondilly Shire Council NAIDOC Flag Raising Ceremony

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