NAIDOC Week 2019 invites you to walk in a movement for a better future. For generations, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have sought recognition of their unique place in Australian history and society today as the oldest continuing culture on the planet.
The Rocks pays tribute with special events including a Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony, Aboriginal art workshops at The Rocks Discovery Museum and a history and heritage of Aboriginal people Tour in The Rocks. Be sure to head to the MCA during NAIDOC Week for lunchtime film screenings, panel discussions.
Saturday 6 July - Sunday 7 July, 10am - 5pm - The Rocks Markets will have a number of Indigenous stalls including
Sunday 7 July - Saturday 20 July, 10am- 5pm - Wayne Quilliam Photography Exhibition, The Rocks Discovery Museum
Monday 8 July, 2pm - Welcome to Country and Smoke Ceremony
Tallawoladah Place (MCA Lawn)
Tuesday 9 July - Friday 20 July - Aboriginal Badge Making,
The Rocks Discovery Museum
Tuesday 9 July, 10am-12.30pm - Aboriginal History and Heritage Tour of The Rocks. Meet on the MCA lawn
Tuesday 9 July, 12.30–1.25pm - Lunchtime screening: No Way to Forget (1996) and Transblack (2018), MCA
Wednesday 10 July, 6.30–8.30pm - MCA Panel discussion: “Voice. Treaty. Truth.”
Thursday 11 July, 10am-12.30pm - Aboriginal History and Heritage Tour of The Rocks. Meet on the MCA lawn
Thursday 11 July, 12.30–1.30pm - MCA Lunchtime film screening: Servant or Slave (2016)