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NAIDOC week 2016

Sunday, 3 July 2016

NAIDOC week is from 3 - 10 July, and you're invited to learn, share and participate in the local celebrations that will mark this special week.

Under this year’s national theme; Songlines - The living narrative of our nation, diverse celebrations and activities will be held with pride around Australia - from the remote and regional communities to our urban and metropolitan centres.

Locally, The Wollotuka Institute is proud to support the following events. Visit the links to see how you can get involved.

Newcastle events:

Monday 4 July

Awabakal, Newcastle NAIDOC Day. Start 9am with flag raising at Christ Church Cathedral followed by the march to Newcastle Foreshore for the official opening at 10.15am.

Tuesday 5 July

Westlakes NAIDOC Week (Toronto). Starts at 11am at Toronto Foreshore.

Flag raising ceremony, Lake Macquarie Council Chambers 9am.

Friday 8 July

Healthy Black and Deadly NAIDOC Touch Football Day, Wallsend Touch Fields starts 8.30am

Film Screening “Putupari and the Rainmakers” Event Cinemas Newcastle. 6pm start. This is a free film night       organised by Wollotuka, Newcastle City Council and Newcastle Region Library. Book your ticket through the link on the flyer.

Central Coast events:

Monday 4 July

Central Coast Council NAIDOC Flag Raising and Celebration. 10am. Wyong Council Office

Wednesday 6 July

Family Fun Day, Baker Park Wyong

Friday 8 July

Golf Day at Wyong Golf Club

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