Celebrating Aboriginal Culture (Australia Day) Calendar

Celebrating Aboriginal culture (Australia Day) is about truly representing unity, harmony and recognition of Aboriginal people.

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LOCATIONDATEEVENT NAMEWHERECONTACTPHONE
Alice Springs Wednesday 24 January 3x3 Healthy Living Competition, Alice Springs Basketball Association Alice Springs Basketball Stadium Debra Bray 8952 8356
Alice Springs Friday 26 January Australia Day - Flag Raising and Citizenship Ceremony, smoking ceremony and welcome to country, Alice Springs Town Council Alice Springs Town Council Lawns Jason van Riel 8950 0543
Alice Springs To be confirmed Australia Day BBQ – Band & Community Day, Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku The Purple House Gabriel Waterford 8953 6444
0407 910 121
Alice Springs region Friday 26 January ICTV’s An Inclusive Indigenous Australia Day video project with vox pop on what Australia Day means Remote communities in the NT Rita Cattoni 8952 3118 
0488 311 838
Alice Springs Friday 9 February Bush Tucker Garden Opening Gap Community Childcare Centre Eva Harper 8952 1092
Angurugu Friday 9 February Bush Medijina Workshop using bush products, Aningiliyakwa Services Aboriginal Corporation Angurugu Serena Bara8917 9106
Atitjere Tuesday 30 JanuaryAcknowledging Our Culture - bringing women together from remote communities to paint a banner to represent Aboriginal culture and western equivalents, Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi Aboriginal Corporation Atitjere Sharijn King 8953 4488
Barkly region To be confirmedCultural Celebrations in the Barkly, smoking ceremonies and bush tucker, storytelling and children's crafts, Barkly Regional Council Ampilatwatja, Ali Curung, Elliott, Wutunugurra, Arlparra, Alpurrurulam, Tennant Creek Susan Wright 8962 0000
Belyuen Wednesday 31 January Youth music and culture program, Belyuen Community Government Council Belyuen Cathy Winsley 8978 5071
Darwin Tuesday 6 February Celebrating our Culture to showcase culture from weaving, painting, dancing, bush tucker and local cuisine and historical photo display, NT Stolen Generations Aboriginal Corporation Portugese & Timorese Club, Marrara Maisie Austin 8947 9171
0437 479 003
Darwin Thursday 25 January Australiana Day - supporting local families to showcase culture heritage, hunting and gathering of bush food, Kentish Lifelong Learning & Care Inc Yilli Rreung Aboriginal Housing Corporation premises Sarah Fowler 8932 2457
Galiwinku Friday 26 January Australia Day Celebrations incorporating community clans flag bearing, march, community markets, bush tucker foods, spear making, dance and art, East Arnhem Regional Council Galiwinku Tamara Whyte 8986 8986
Nhulunbuy Friday 26 January Australia Day Celebrations with cultural awareness sessions in bush tucker foods, spear making, dance and art, Nhulunbuy Corporation Nhulunbuy Aquatic Centre Michael Rogers 8932 2202 
0455 552 338
Palmerston Friday 26 January Australia Day - Flag Raising and Citizenship Ceremony, welcome to country, didj playing, storytelling, City of Palmerston Recreation Centre, Palmerston Maxine Dowley 8935 9906
Roper Gulf region Friday 26 January Storytelling, dancing, Aboriginal band at Australia Day Celebrations, Roper Gulf Regional Council Manyalluluk, Ngukurr, Beswick, Numbulwar, Borroloola, Bulman, Jilkminggan, Mataranka, Barunga Joshua Chevalier-Brine  8972 9038

Last updated: 25 January 2018