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2021 NAIDOC Week Theme Poster


This week, July 4-11, is NAIDOC Week here in Australia.

NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, cultures and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and is a great opportunity to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

The NAIDOC 2021 theme is Heal Country! and calls for Australians to continue to seek greater protections for the traditional lands, waters, sacred sites and cultural heritage of our indigenous peoples, from exploitation, desecration, and destruction.

The theme invites the nation to embrace First Nations cultural knowledge and understanding of...