NAIDOC Week Celebrations are held nationally each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Bathurst Regional Council acknowledges that the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community celebrate NAIDOC Week later in the year, with warmer weather.
NAIDOC WEEK 2021
NAIDOC Week 2021 will be celebrated nationally from Sunday 4 July to Sunday 11 July. The 2021 NAIDOC theme is Heal Country. Council will host a free NAIDOC celebration and flag raising ceremony to commemorate NAIDOC Week.
Date: Tuesday 6 July 2021
Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre, Ian McIntosh Theatre
A range of activities will take place during the celebration:
- 45 minute ceremony including Welcome to Country, Mayoral address, local performances and speeches
- Flag raising ceremony (BMEC flag poles)
- Lunch catered by Indigenous Cultural Adventures
- Live music
For more information please contact Council's Community Services Section on (02) 6333 6523.