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NAIDOC Week is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements. It’s a time to acknowledge our Indigenous artists, scholars, sportspeople, elders, community members and more. This year the National NAIDOC theme is
Serving Country: Centenary and Beyond (external website, new window)
The theme was selected by the National NAIDOC Committee to honour all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who have fought in defence of our country.
This year’s NAIDOC theme honours all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who have fought in defence of country. From our warriors in the Frontier Wars to our warriors who have served with honour and pride in Australia’s military conflicts and engagements across the globe. We proudly highlight and recognise the role they have played in shaping our identity and pause to reflect on their sacrifice. We celebrate and honour their priceless contribution to our nation.
The host city for the National NAIDOC Awards Ceremony is the Gold Coast.