News • 02 Jul 2018


Find out what NAIDOC Week events are happening in your local area, and discover ones that Open Minds are hosting to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee) Week will this year be celebrated from Sunday 8th July to Sunday 15th July 2018.

The theme for 2018 is “Because of her we can” and the spotlight is shining bright on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.

These unsung women have fought for equal rights for many years and they continue to pave the way with their achievements and successes.

Below we have compiled a list of events in Queensland celebrating NAIDOC Week, why not go along to one of them to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

LocationName of EventDate
Lismore showgrounds (Open Minds stall)NAIDOC Celebration Day5th July 2018
Arkinstall Park – Tweed Heads (Open Minds stall)NAIDOC Week celebrations5th July 2018
St Columbans College – Caboolture (Open Minds stall)NAIDOC Family Fun Day10th July 2018
Victoria Point High School – Redlands (Open Minds stall)NAIDOC Day Celebrations10th July 2018
Briggs Road Sports Club – Ipswich (Open Minds stall)NAIDOC Family and Cultural Celebration12th July 2018
Musgrave Park – Brisbane (Open Minds stall)Family Fun Day13th July 2018
QYAC – Stradbroke Island (Open Minds stall)NAIDOC Week event20th July 2018
Pullan Pullan(Amity Point) Stradbroke IslandQuandamooka Festival1st July 2018
Chardon’s Corner Hotel – AnnerleyConcert and Murrioke4th July 2018
Ferrari Park – Patrick Street – LaidleyFamily Fun Day5th July 2018
Inala Elders Association – Inala19th Annual Urban Dreaming Exhibition6th July – 20th July 2018
Inala Civic Centre – InalaInala NAIDOC Official Opening6th July 2018
Caboolture Town Centre – CabooltureFlag Raising Ceremony6th July 2018
Barujagan Park – Deception BayFamily Fun Day7th July 2018
Jubilee Park – BeaudesertMununjali Family Fun Day7th July 2018
King George Square – Brisbane CityBrisbane NAIDOC Opening 9th July 2018
Boondall Police Station – Boondall Flag Raising Ceremony9th July 2018
Kalwun Community Care – BonoginGold Coast – NAIDOC Week Community Launch9th July 2018
QUT Kelvin Grove – Kelvin Grove Open-Air screening ‘Sapphires’9th July 2018
HELP Enterprises Office – North LakesNAIDOC Morning Tea10th July 2018
QPS Headquarters – Brisbane Flag Raising and Breakfast10th July 2018
Toowoomba Hospital – ToowoombaNAIDOC Celebrations10th July 2018
CJ Greenfield Sports Complex – RichlandsInala Family Fun Day11th July 2018
Baillie Henderson Hospital Campus – ToowoombaFamily Fun Day11th July 2018
Firth Park – MudgeerabaTitans NAIDOC event11th July 2018
Brisbane Youth Service – Fortitude ValleyNAIDOC Celebration11th July 2018
Nudgee Golf Course – NudgeeNAIDOC Golf Day12th July 2018
Koobara Kindy – Taigum North side NAIDOC12th July 2018
Black Swan Park – Cotton TreeFamily Fun Day14th July 2018
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community School – Acacia RidgeAcacia Ridge NAIDOC Day20th July 2018
Wynnum Wading Pool – WynnumWinnam NAIDOC Day/ Kunjeil21st July 2018
Riverside Reception – New Farm NAIDOC Ball4th August 2018

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