What's On? NAIDOC Week

SBS & NITV are showcasing powerful Indigenous stories throughout NAIDOC Week.

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NITV and SBS are celebrating NAIDOC Week 2022 across the network with coverage across its platforms, exploring this year's theme of, Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!
Appearing on 'Who Do You Think You Are?' the former NRL star's life-changing discoveries led to a spiritual awakening.
Despite over a decade in the entertainment industry, 'True Colours' is a career first for Yolngu woman Rarriwuy Hick who plays bilingual Arrernte detective Toni...
A powerful collaboration between SBS and NITV, True Colours is a murder mystery that twists and turns between two laws to find a killer very close to home.
The all-star cast will poke fun at the establishment and challenge the status quo of the prevailing historical narrative of the country.

NAIDOC resources

Learn and engage with the oldest continuing culture on the planet.

Reflecting on this year's NAIDOC theme — Get Up, Stand Up, Show Up — we reflect on some significant moments where our people have shifted history by fighting for their...

Explainer: NAIDOC week

One of the major events on the nation's calendar. Kicking off on the first Sunday in July — here's everything you need to know about NAIDOC week, its themes, and...
There are some simply amazing things happening in the Indigenous food sector, led by First Nations people. Come eat Australia, Australia!
OPINION: Proof of our ancestors occupation can be found, scattered throughout the land. Many amateur collectors are now handing back ancient treasures, so the...
The environment is degrading before our eyes and although mob didn’t produce these problems, we suffer from them.

First Nations people doing remarkable things

Articles and features celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, history and culture. 

Lincoln Crowley says "times have changed" after he was sworn in as Australia's first Indigenous Supreme Court judge at a ceremony in Brisbane.
The pre-schooler, who loves to attend Invasion Day marches every year, reads books by Aboriginal authors and curiously asks her mum about topics like colonisation.
A week after calling the local grand final in the island community of Galiwin'ku, two broadcasters will commentate the match between Richmond and Essendon in...
When Leticia Quince was 12 years old she was taken into out-of-home care along with her five siblings. She tells The Feed, how she reconnected with her Indigenous...
Jody Orcher is a bushfood educator who wants to give Aboriginal communities and their connection to food the attention it deserves.
Dr Emma Lee is the first Indigenous Australian to author guidelines for an advisory body to the UN. Here, she tells SBS News what it means to have passed on...
This social and sustainability sentinel believes that the future of Australian cuisine is understanding that bush foods are Indigenous to Country.

NAIDOC Week News

All the latest news on Australia's biggest celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culture.

One of Perth's most prestigious awards expanded to crown Cohen Taylor as the first-ever Mr NAIDOC Perth, alongside his long-time friend and Miss NAIDOC, Nikki Trigwell.
Capturing the essence of 'Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!' the Gudanji/Wakaja woman's artwork pulls powerful messages into focus.
It comes after community consultation revealed widespread support for the recognition of traditional place names.
In celebration of NAIDOC Week 2021, SBS Cycling Central’s David McKenzie joined dual Paralympian Amanda Reid to find out how one impressive bike program has...
As greater restrictions are introduced in response to Sydney's outbreak organisers said the event was to be postponed.

NAIDOC Awards: Past Winners

Recognising the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for the work in their communities and excellence in their chosen field.

It's finally here: take a look at this year's NAIDOC Award winners, celebrated for their achievements, hard work and dedication.
On a night celebrating excellence in Indigenous communities, it was revealed that the actor has officially retired and is suffering from lung cancer.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social justice commissioner Dr June Oscar has been honoured as the National NAIDOC Person of the Year.
From rugby union to midwifery, and even the military, Dean Duncan has forged pathways for First Peoples in numerous areas.
Experiencing first-hand the challenges facing Indigenous students at school, Goreng Goreng man Professor Chris Sarra has been a champion of improving education...

Famous Faces

Inspiring and influential mob share their extraordinary stories 

The Logies may be TV’s night of nights, but is it really reflecting who's watching?
At a point of crisis in his life and on the advice of family, the singer-songwriter went back to Country and 'yarned it out'.
The 18-year-old Kamilaroi rap sensation opens up about his fears, family and giving back to mob in an interview with NITV’s The Point.
Isaiah Firebrace has reached heights some can only dream of. But his early life was not without its struggles.
Bachelorette Brooke Blurton says she felt silenced when she received online abuse after the show - and her relationship - ended.