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NAIDOC Week 2014

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NAIDOC Week is a national event in celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, traditions, history and achievements. It has been celebrated in the first week of July since 1957.

Event details

Curtin is celebrating NAIDOC Week 2014 with a number of activities on campus and you’re invited to help celebrate!

Date
6 - 13 July 2014
Venue
Curtin University, Bentley Campus
Cost
Free
Students in the Centre for Aboriginal Studies

Here’s what we’ve got planned to help celebrate:

Flag Raising Ceremony

You’re invited to a Flag Raising Ceremony which will include an address by the Vice-Chancellor and guest presenter Mr Frank Mallard. Mr Mallard enlisted in the Royal Australian Engineers and served in Vietnam. Mr Mallard will also read a poem to commemorate Aboriginal and Indigenous soldiers who have served our country.

Date: Monday 7 July 2014

Time: 9 am – 9.45 am

Venue: Flag Poles, Centre for Aboriginal Studies Auditorium, Curtin University, Bentley Campus

RSVP: Not required

Annual Lecture and Morning Tea

The 2014 NAIDOC Week Annual Lecture will centre on this year’s theme: “Serving Country – Centenary & Beyond” and will be delivered by Professor Marion Kickett, Director, Centre for Aboriginal Studies.

Date: Monday 7 July 2014

Time:

10 am – 10.30 am (Morning Tea)

10.20 am – 11 am (Lecture)

Venue: Centre for Aboriginal Studies, Building 211, Curtin University, Bentley Campus

RSVP: Please RSVP for catering purposes to events@curtin.edu.au by Monday 30 June 2014.

Bush Tucker Food Tasting

Join Centre for Aboriginal Studies staff as they cook up a bush tucker feast.

Date: Friday 11 July 2014

Time: 11 am – 1 pm

Venue: Centre for Aboriginal Studies, Building 211, Curtin University, Bentley Campus

RSVP: Please RSVP for catering purposes to events@curtin.edu.au by Wednesday 9 July 2014.

If you have any special requirements to enable you to attend this event please advise when you RSVP. We will contact you to provide assistance. Please also see our disability services website.

 

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