Across this great continent, there are many dates that are significant for many First Nations Peoples.

Here are just some of them :

January 26Survival Day, Day of Mourning, Invasion Day.
February 13Anniversary of the National Apology to Stolen Generations
February-MarchNoongar season of Bunuru
Third Thursday in MarchNational Close The Gap Day
March 21International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
(In 1999, John Howard’s Liberal government renamed this day ‘Harmony Day’ in Australia)
April – MayNoongar season of Djeran
May 26 National Sorry Day to Stolen Generations
May 27Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum
May-JuneNational Reconciliation Week
June-JulyNoongar season of Makuru
June 3Mabo Day
June 6Anniversary of The Noongar Recognition Act 2016 recognises Noongar people as traditional owners of their land.
July week 1 National NAIDOC Week
August-SeptemberNoongar season of Djilba
August 4National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day
August 9International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
First Wednesday of SeptemberIndigenous Literacy Day
September 13Anniversary of the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Oct – NovemberNoongar season of Kambarang
November 2516 Days of Activism WA to stop Family and Domestic Violence
December–JanuaryNoongar season of Birak
December 10Human Rights Day