Friday 6 July
Flag Raising – Bendigo and District Aboriginal Cooperative
The Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative would like to invite all community and stakeholders to the BDAC Flag Raising Ceremony.
Light Refreshments will be included. Free.
BDAC – 119 Prouses Road, North Bendigo
11:00am – 12:00pm.
Contact: Baydon Widdicombe on 0448 283 894
Monday 9 July
Flag Raising and Launch of Bendigo NAIDOC Week Program
Official launch of NAIDOC Week celebrations, including a Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony, official flag presentation and flag raising ceremony. Civic reception and morning tea to follow in the Bendigo Town Hall.
Hosted by the City of Greater Bendigo. Free.
Bendigo Town Hall and Library Gardens, 189-193 Hargreaves Street Bendigo.
10:00am – 12:00pm.
Contact: Fiona Machin on 5434 6459 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday 10 July
NAIDOC Morning Tea and Inspirational Speakers
Official launch of NAIDOC Week celebrations, including a traditional Welcome to Country and flag raising ceremony followed by the presentation of Inspirational Women in our Community.
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning Office, corner of Taylor St and Midland Hwy Epsom.
9:30am – 10:45am.
Contact: Pauline Murtagh on 5430 4444
Tuesday 10 July
‘Because of her, we can’ – Thanks You Morning Tea
Thank you morning tea for all the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who have supported Bendigo Health over the years including our female Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officers. Free.
Aboriginal Support Space Ground Floor Bendigo Health, Drought Street Bendigo.
10:30am – 11:30am.
Contact: Melissa Silk on 5454 7137 email@example.com
Pauline Nolan on 5454 7960 firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 11 July
NAIDOC Children’s Day
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural inspired activities for the whole family. Come and join a day full of fun and be ready to dance with the Indigenous Hip Hop Projects. Traditional Food Tastings and BBQ provided, Cultural Performances and smoking ceremony.
Giveaways for children, wildlife display, interactive displays, story time and lots more. Free.
Golden Square Primary School, 19 Maple Street, Golden Square.
Time: 10:00am. Cost: FREE
Contact: Stacey Kinsmore on 5442 4947
Thursday 12 July
NAIDOC Basketball Fun Day
Basketball Skills Clinic coordinated by Bendigo Braves and Joe Hurst and Basketball games. Exhibition match between Victoria Police members and Koori youth.
Barbecue lunch provided. All welcome. Free.
All children must be accompanied by a supervising adult.
Bendigo Stadium, 91 Inglis Street, West Bendigo.
10:00am – 3:00pm.
Email: Contact: Chelsi Madigan on 5440 6100, email@example.com.
Djaara Djandak Aboriginal Art Exhibition
Art Exhibition of the Aboriginal artists residing in Mount Alexander Shire. Opening Saturday June 30, 6pm. Free.
Phee Broadway Theatre Foyer, Mechanic Lane, Castlemaine.
Friday July 1 – Saturday July 14, 10:00am – 6:00pm Monday - Friday, 10:00am – 7:00pm Thursday, 9:30am – 1:00pm Saturday
Contact: Kerri Douglas, firstname.lastname@example.org
Knuldoorong NAIDOC Art Exhibition
A diverse group of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people coming together to showcase their artistic talent. Most works for sale and credit card facilities will be available. Free.
Dudley House, View Street, Bendigo.
Friday July 6 – Sunday July 15, 11:00am – 4:00pm daily. Closed Mon July 9.
Contact: Janet Bromley on 0434 775 266
NAIDOC Art Exhibition, St John of God, Bendigo Hospital
St John of God Bendigo Hospital will hold their annual exhibition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artwork from local artists. Most works for sale.
The Atrium, St John of God Bendigo Hospital 133-145 Lily St, Bendigo.
Opem: Wed 4 July – Wed 18 July.
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm daily Cost: FREE
Contact: Phil Bretherton on 5434 3438
Children’s Art Competition
Children will be asked to colour animal posters which will be display on the front windows of our building. Everyone is asked to come in a vote on which picture they like the best.
Department of Human Services, Centrelink office, corner of St. Andrews Avenue and Lyttleton Terrace, Bendigo
Monday July 9 – Friday July 13.
Contact: Kelly Monti and Sue Allengame 5430 5827