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2015

July

01
01 July
144th anniversary Coming of the Light Festival

The Coming of the Light is a holiday celebrated by Torres Strait Islanders on 1 July each year and commemorates the landing of the first Christian missionaries on Erub Island.

01
01 July - 31 July
Black History Month

Black History Month seeks to be a portal for positive actions by, for and about our communities. Black History Month exists as a can do peoples movement, not waiting for hand outs or hand ups. Importantly, Black History Month's only agenda is to celebrate our wonderfulness and share this with the world. As such the possibilities are endless. 

05
05 July - 12 July
NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC (National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee) Week is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements.

31
31 July - 03 August
Cairns Indigenous Arts Fair

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) is a unique three-day event that merges an art market with a celebration of Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

31
31 July - 03 August
GARMA Festival

Garma will take place from July 31 – 3 August at Gulkula, on the Gove Peninsula in the Northern Territory.

August

04
04 August
National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children's Day

The day is an opportunity for all Australians to show their support for Aboriginal children, as well as learn about the crucial impact that community, culture and family play in the life of every Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child.

07
07 August
32 Telstra Indigenous Arts Awards

This year marks the 32nd Anniversary of the NATSIAAs with Telstra remaining the principal sponsor of the Awards again in 2015. 

08
08 August - 10 August
Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair will showcase the contemporary fine art of over forty Indigenous art centres from across Australia.

09
09 August
The International Day of the World's Indigenous People

The International Day of the World's Indigenous People (9 August) was first proclaimed by the General Assembly in December 1994, to be celebrated every year during the first International Decade of the World's Indigenous People (1995 – 2004). 

14
14 August
52 Anniversary Yirrkala Bark Petitio.

52 Anniversary of the 1963 Yirrkala Bark Petition of Commonwealth Parliament 

19
19 August - 23 August
Trownsville Culture Festival

Townsville Cultural Fest is a completely not-for-profit festival, showcasing the diversity of Australian music, food, arts and culture, bringing people together in celebration of life itself. From Wednesday19th to Sunday23rd August over 80 performing groups will take to Jezzine Park, offering everything from folk, rock and pop, to Indigenous Australian music, African drum troupes, and Latin and Pacific Islander dance groups.

September

02
02 September
Aboriginal Reconciliation Council 24 Year Anniversary

24 Year anniversaary of the 1991 establishment fgo the Aboriginal Reconciliation Council. 

25
25 September
15 Year Anniversary of Cathy Freeman winning Gold at the 2000 Sydney Olympics

15 Year Anniversary of Cathy Freeman winning Gold at the 2000 Sydney Olympics

October

03
03 October - 05 October
Boomerang Festival

Boomerang is the first of its kind, never has an Indigenous festival of this holistic calibre been so accessible, featuring an array of music, dance, theatre, comedy, film and visual arts, along with cultural knowledge exchanges and thought provoking conversations.