Celebrate NAIDOC Week

Celebrate NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC week is a chance for Australians to come together and learn more about each other’s culture.
03 Jul 2022
10 Jul 2022

This NAIDOC Week celebration - Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! - is an appeal for systemic change and keep rallying around mobs, Elders and communities. Whether it’s seeking proper environmental, cultural and heritage protections, Constitutional change, a comprehensive process of truth-telling, working towards treaties, or calling out racism—we must do it together.

This NAIDOC Week

Deepen your understanding of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture by enjoying cultural experiences at the Maritime Museum, learning one of the oldest languages in the world or by taking a virtual tour or watching a film on the history of the Gadigal Aboriginal people.

NAIDOC Week Celebrations at the Maritime Museum

Enjoy a week of creative cultural activities for all ages at the Maritime Museum as they celebrate NAIDOC Week. Catch a range of lively performances, artmaking activities, bush tucker tastings, tours, trails and storytelling. 

Celebrate NAIDOC Week with guided virtual tours
Take a virtual tour from expert guides who will tell the real history of the Gadigal Aboriginal people.
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Learn one of the oldest languages in the world

Teach yourself the basics of a variety of Aboriginal languages with these downloadable language sheets. Ever wondered how someone said hello 65,000 years ago? Learn the basics of the revitalised languages of the First Nations of Australia with these downloadable resources.

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Aboriginal Film Occupation: Native

Occupation: Native is an Aboriginal Film that aims to engage all Australians in a national conversation about Australian history and what has been missing from our history books.

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The Canopy

Learn about the Wangal and Gadigal clans who have cared for the land that Darling Harbour is built upon, through the eyes of Aboriginal Artist, Jacob Nash at the site of his work, Canopy.

Portrait of Jenny Munro

Jenny Munro is an Australian legend. As a Wiradjuri Elder, she’s been at the forefront of activism for the rights of Aboriginal Australians for several decades now. Next time you’re wandering around Darling Square keep an eye out for her. You just might spot a gorgeously rendered 10 story high mural of her face painted on the side of the Novotel building.