04 July 2018

NAIDOC Week is celebrated across Australia every July, celebrating the culture, history and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The 2018 NAIDOC Week theme Because of her, we can! aims to honour and celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and the role they have played, and continue to play, at all levels in the community.

NAIDOC Week 2018 celebrations will be held on the Gold Coast from Saturday 7 July and continue through to Sunday 15 July.

NAIDOC Week celebrations on the Gold Coast:

Mununjali NAIDOC Family Fun Day

Jubilee Park, Beaudesert

Saturday, July 7, 10am – 2pm

Family family fun, basket weaving, didgeridoo lessons, painting workshops, petting zoo and much more!


Gold Coast NAIDOC Week Community Launch

Kalwun Community Care Service, 118 Bonogin Road, Bonogin

Monday, July 9, 9am – 11.30am

Free event


Jellurgal Women’s Art Exhibition

Monday, July 9, official opening 2pm – 3pm

Jullurgal Cultural Centre, 1711 Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads

Daily viewings are between 8.30am – 2.30pm until July 23, 2018


Bond University Flag Raising Ceremony

Bond University Amphitheatre, 14 University Drive, Robina

Tuesday, July 10, commencing 9.30am sharp


Griffith University NAIDOC Celebrations

Gold Coast Campus, Parklands Drive, Southport

Tuesday, July 10, commencing, 10am – 2pm

Cultural activities and performances will be held


Kalwun Early Learning Showcase

Kalwun Child and Support Services, 14 Kortum Drive, Burleigh Heads

Tuesday, July 10, commencing, 11.30am – 1pm

Play based event with entertainment for children under 8


Gold Coast Titans NAIDOC Event

Firth Park, Mudgeeraba

Wednesday, July 11, 10am – 2pm

A day of fun, cultural activities and stalls

Jellurgal Showing of Australian Movie ‘Jedda’

1711 Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads

Thursday, July 12, 5.30pm for a 6pm screening – 7.45pm

RSVP by July 10 on 07 5525 5955 (limited places)


Gold Coast Community NAIDOC Celebration Street March

Cnr Marine Parade and McLean Street, Coolangatta

Friday, July 13, 10am onwards


End of NAIDOC Celebrations Family Fun Day and Film Screening

Amphitheatre, Bond University

Sunday, July 15

Written by

Amardy Baucke / Deputy Editor

Amardy is a Family and Children's Mindset Coach, and Deputy Editor for Kids on the Coast/Kids in the City. Her goal is to inspire people to live a healthy wholesome lifestyle.

Living on the sunny Gold Coast Amardy is a dedicated wife and mother of three beautiful children.

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