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Aboriginal Communities in Australia

The First Australians. Before the arrival of the British in 1788, Australia’s Indigenous peoples both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders inhabited the country from the Islands just to the south of New Guinea to Tasmania and what is now known as Western Australia. There were over 500 distinctive clans with different languages, cultures and beliefs.

Clapstick (Rhythm stick) Making Workshop

July 11, 2020 to July 11, 2020 Event Type : Arts,Others

148 Mountain View Rd, Maleny QLD 4552, Australia

Create your very own clapsticks from scratch! Leading you in this clapstick making workshop are Uncle Noel, Jason and BJ from Jinbara Arts. The event will be held on March 21, 2020 and July 11, 2020 from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve in Maleny, QLD.

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Connecting the Dots Early Learning Conference - Embedding First Nation Perspectives

August 1, 2020 to August 1, 2020 Event Type : Others

421 Beams Rd, Zillmere QLD 4034, Australia

This special conference focuses on connecting you with Aboriginal Community Members, Elders, and Traditional Owners. It will be held on August 1, 2020 from 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M., at Koobara Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Preschool & Kindergarten in Zillmere, QLD.

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Cooktown Expo 2020

July 17, 2020 to August 4, 2020 Event Type : Music,Arts,Tours

7 Boundary St, Cooktown QLD 4895, Australia

Cooktown Expo 2020 is a three-week event starting from 17 July to 4 August, 2020 in Cooktown, QLD. It commemorates the 250 years of shared history and reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. It is held in part of the anniversary of Captain James Coo...

Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2020

August 7, 2020 to August 9, 2020 Event Type : Arts,Others

10 Stokes Hill Rd, Darwin City NT 0800, Australia

Experience a rich exchange of art, culture, and ideas with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists around Australia. Join the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair on August 7-9, 2020 at the Darwin Convention Centre in Larrakia Country, Darwin, NT.

 

This event will be a gath...

Desert Mob 2020

September 10, 2020 to October 25, 2020 Event Type : Arts

61 Larapinta Dr, Araluen NT 0870, Australia

Desert Mob 2020 is a six-week event starting from September 10, 2020 to October 25, 2020 at Araluen Arts Centre in Alice Springs, NT. This year’s celebration commemorates the 30th year of Desert Mob fostering and chartering the rise of Aboriginal art from the desert to its current emin...

Desert Mob Exhibition 2020

September 10, 2020 to October 25, 2020 Event Type : Arts,Others

61 Larapinta Dr, Araluen NT 0870, Australia

A part of Desert Mob 2020, The Desert Mob Exhibition celebrates the vibrancy of Aboriginal art. The event will have its opening on September 10, and will run until October 25, 2020. The venue will be at Araluen Arts Centre in Mparntwe (Alice Springs), NT.

 

The exhibitio...

Desert Mob MarketPlace 2020

September 12, 2020 to September 12, 2020 Event Type : Arts,Others

61 Larapinta Dr, Araluen NT 0870, Australia

Desert Mob MarketPlace 2020 gives you a great opportunity to view and purchase Aboriginal artworks from Central Australia! It is presented in association with the annual Desert Mob Exhibition.

 

Come stop by and have a chance to view Indigenous paintings, ceramics, print...

Desert Mob Symposium 2020

September 11, 2020 to September 11, 2020 Event Type : Arts,Others

61 Larapinta Dr, Araluen NT 0870, Australia

The Desert Mob Symposium brings you artists from the Desart member art centres and special guests for a day of inspiring stories. The event will be held on September 11, 2020 at Araluen Arts Centre in Alice Springs, NT.

 

Offering audiences a window into the world of Abo...

Discovery Festival

July 24, 2020 to July 26, 2020 Event Type : Arts,Tours,Others

7 Boundary St, Cooktown QLD 4895, Australia

Discovery Festival is one of the key events of Cooktown Expo 2020. It gathers hundreds of visitors each year to celebrate the culture and history of the area. This event will be held from 24 to 26 July 2020 in Cooktown, QLD.

 

This festi...

Garma Festival 2020

July 31, 2020 to August 3, 2020 Event Type : Arts,Dance,Music,Camping,Others

Bawaka, East Arnhem NT 0822, Australia

Garma is a yearly celebration of the cultural, artistic and ceremonial traditions of the Yolngu people. Join the thousands of guests from all over the nation for an unforgettable cultural experience. This year 2020, Garma Festival will be held from 31 July to 3 August at the sacred ceremonia...

Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival 2020

July 3, 2020 to July 5, 2020 Event Type : Dance,Music,Others

Peninsula Developmental Rd, Laura QLD 4892, Australia

Attracting thousands of visitors from across Australia and overseas. This festival showcases the culture of the Aboriginal people of Cape York through song and dance. Happening on July 3-5, 2020 in the town of Laura in Cape York, QLD.

 

Laura is a significant meeting pla...

Maali Festival

August 12, 2020 to August 12, 2020 Event Type : Arts,Dance,Music,Others

174 William St, Perth WA 6000, Australia

Maali Festival is a free event that will open your eyes to the life and culture of the Whadjuk Nyoongar people. The event is named after the Nyoongar people’s word for “black swan”. It will be held on July 12, 2020 and August 12, 2020 at State Theatre Centre of WA in Perth,...

Mowanjum Festival

July 10, 2020 to July 10, 2020 Event Type : Music,Dance,Arts,Camping

Derby-Gibb River Rd, Derby WA 6728, Australia

The Mowanjum Festival is an annual and one of the largest cultural events in Western Australia hosted by the Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre. It celebrates the vibrant, living culture of the Ngarinyin, Worrorra and Wunambal Peoples. This year 2020 the festival will be held on July 8-10 in De...

Pinnacles Day Out

May 1, 2020 to May 2, 2022 Event Type : Tours

Mounts Bay Rd, Crawley WA 6009, Australia

Prepare for a free and full-day cultural tour that will take you to the iconic Pinnacles in Cervantes, Western Australia! This event will be held on May 2, 2020 from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

 

Witness the sights of the Pinnacles and gain insight from a local Indigenous exp...

Reconciliation Rocks Music Festival

July 17, 2020 to July 19, 2020 Event Type : Music,Arts,Tours,Others

7 Boundary St, Cooktown QLD 4895, Australia

Reconciliation Rocks Music Festival is part of the three key events of Cooktown Expo 2020. This music festival will feature the best Indigenous and non-Indigenous performing artists in the region! Join the celebration on 17 - 19 July 2020 in Cooktown, QLD.

Speak, Read and Write Goldfields Aboriginal Languages Course 2020

October 30, 2020 to October 30, 2020 Event Type : Others

264 Hannan St, Kalgoorlie WA 6430, Australia

Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre (GALC) will be running courses on how to speak, read, and write the Aboriginal languages of the Goldfields region! These courses will be held at the GALC office located at 264 Hannan St, Kalgoorlie, WA.

 

Come join these culturally-e...