National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and is an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country.

NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. Council acknowledges the importance of NAIDOC Week and supports a variety of events held throughout the Moreton Bay Region through the NAIDOC Week Fund.

The NAIDOC Week theme for 2018 was ‘Because of Her We Can’. View local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who have made a difference in local Moreton Bay communities.

NAIDOC Week Fund

Council is offering grant funding to support community groups and organisations to deliver initiatives that mark NAIDOC week. Funding is available to assist with events, activities and programs that celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in our community.

To view Council’s financial assistance opportunities, please refer to the Fund Guidelines [PDF 220KB].

Funding dates
Funding Round Open Funding Round Closed Available Funding
February 1 5.00pm, April 1 Up to $1,000*

*Applications for larger amounts may be considered where broad community benefit can be demonstrated.

How can Council support your celebrations?

There are a range of free and/or subsidised services and equipment items on offer to community groups and organisations.

NAIDOC Week celebrations

NAIDOC Week is an annual, week-long celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people throughout Australia. NAIDOC Week 2018 celebrations will be held across the Moreton Bay region from Sunday 8 July to Sunday 15 July, aligning with this year’s theme: “Because of her, we can!”

To learn more about NAIDOC Week and Our Languages Matters please visit the NAIDOC webpage.

To view NAIDOC events taking place in the region please see council's upcoming events calendar.

For more information

For more information on the NAIDOC Week Grant:

If you require further information on Council's Multicultural Services, please contact our Community and Cultural Programs team:

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