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Celebrating NAIDOC Week in Bunbury!

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Published 27 June 2023

NAIDOC Week kicks off on Sunday 2 July to Sunday 9 July and is a time to celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
This year's theme, For Our Elders, recognises the important role Elders have played, and continue to play in our communities and families.
A series of events will be taking place during NAIDOC Week and we encourage our community to take part.
πŸ“… Sunday, July 2:
Embark on a journey through Noongar Country as you explore the captivating Noongar Country exhibition at the Bunbury Regional Art Gallery. Immerse yourself in the vibrant artworks that celebrate the deep connection to the land and stories of the Noongar people.
πŸ“… Monday, July 3
Gather at Graham Bricknell Music Shell at 10.30am for a Flag Raising Ceremony. Witness the raising of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags as a symbol of unity and respect. The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) choir will be performing.
πŸ“… Tuesday, July 4
The Southern Aboriginal Corporation Community Day, will be held at Koombana Court from 9.30am to 11.30am.
πŸ“… Wednesday, July 5
Celebrate the wisdom and legacy of our elders at the SWAMS Elders Lunch, taking place at Lighthouse Bunbury. Join us at 11am for a special gathering, featuring performances by the WACHS choir.
πŸ“… Thursday, July 6
Indulge in some friendly competition at the lively Darts Competition starting at 6pm at Bunbury Football Club.
πŸ“… Friday, July 7
Enjoy a day filled with joy and laughter at the SWAMS Family Fun Day at Bunbury Trots from 10am to 2pm. Engage in family-friendly activities and enjoy performances by the WACHS choir. In the evening, join us at Bunbury Catholic College for a Country Western Karaoke event at 6pm.
πŸ“… Saturday, July 8
Join us at the prestigious NAIDOC Awards Ball held at BREC from 6pm to 11pm. Dress up, hit the dance floor, and revel in an evening of cultural performances, music, and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of First Nations people. Tickets here
πŸ“… Sunday, July 9 (TBC):
Stay tuned for the Youth Ball/Bush Dance - details will be announced soon!

Find out more about NAIDOC Week here