Issue 16.17 10 July 2017

This week is NAIDOC Week

The theme for NAIDOC Week 2017 is – Our languages matter. Check out these resources created by Queensland Remote Aboriginal Media which were produced in Indigenous languages.

Issue 15.17 03 July 2017

City of Adelaide: NAIDOC in the Mall - 4 July 2017  (City)

Join us for this free event opening in Rundle Mall to celebrate the launch of NAIDOC Week ‘Our Languages Matter’.

Be delighted and enriched with entertainment that’s jam packed with culture. Featuring live performances, weaving workshops, delicious food and guest appearances from our best loved local football identities. Lord Mayor Martin Haese and the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, the Honourable Kyam Maher MLC will be officially unveiling Aboriginal flags and a decorative installation piece inspired by the theme ‘Our Languages Matter'.

Aboriginal Community Care SA: Elders Luncheon (City)

Attendees have to be clients and bookings are essential. Please call 8346 9155 for more information.

Kalaya Children's Centre: NAIDOC Ball - 15 July 2017  west

For enrolled children and their siblings. Saturday 15 July from 3.30pm to 7.30pm at St Pauls Church Hall, Pt Adelaide. RSVP by 7 July to Eliza at Kalaya on 8447 6519.

Living Kaurna Cultural Centre: NAIDOC Celebration - 5 July 2017  south

NAIDOC Week Celebration Event (SA Ambulance) - 5 July 2017  south

NAIDOC Week 2017- Celebrating the Living Language in History, Stories, Music & Song - 6 July 2017  north

10.30am, Henderson Square, Pooraka Farm Community Centre

NAIDOC March and Family Day (Southern event) - 6 July 2017  south

When: Meet at 10:00am the March will commence at 10:30am and the event will finish at 2:00pm

Where: Gather at Market Grounds, Beach Road, Christies Beach (Near Coles) and march will proceed down to Rotary Park where celebrations will take place.

 NAIDOC March and Family Fun Day (City) - 7 July 2017  (City)

The March will leave Victoria Square at 11am. Celebrations to follow at Victoria Square for the Family Fun Day. Victoria Square, Adelaide.

NAIDOC 2017- Southern Country Muster - 8 July 2017  south

11am- 3pm. Hackham West Community Centre.


Issue 14.17 26 June 2017

Uniting Communities: A New Youth Group Meeting - 29 June 2017  north

Uniting Communities are starting up a new youth group. For more information please call Aboriginal Communities Connect on 8344 6054.

'Dying to Talk' Discussion Starter Kit and Card Game

Palliative Care Australia has released two new online resources to make it easier for people to record and share their care wishes and preferences at the end of life. The online Dying to Talk discussion starter kit and card game were officially launched in Canberra by the Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt during Palliative Care Week. The online card game includes an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific deck to provide culturally appropriate options such as visiting or dying on country. 

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