First Nations Wikipedia edit-a-thon 2020

On Saturday 21 March 2020, City of Sydney Library is hosting a First Nations Wikipedia editathon at Redfern Community Centre Lawn Library to increase and improve content relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. It will be led by Read More

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Yabun 2020

Resist invasion, celebrate survival and continue culture at the Yabun Festival on the traditional lands of the Gadigal people at Victoria Park on Sunday 26 January 2020. Yabun is a free event that features live music, bustling market stalls, panel Read More

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Living Language: Country, Culture, Community

Marking the UNESCO International Year of Indigenous Languages, the exhibition Living Language: Country, Culture, Community at the State Library of NSW builds on the Library’s historical collections with stories of resilience and achievement from communities throughout NSW. The exhibition celebrates Read More

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Knowledge Ground 2019

Knowledge Ground: 30 years of sixty five thousand is a free immersive installation experience celebrating the 30th anniversary of Bangarra Dance Theatre. Navigate a series of thematic worlds, created using unique elements from Bangarra’s productions – including set, costumes, artefacts, AV Read More

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SOUTHEAST Aboriginal Arts Market 2019

Curated by Hetti Perkins and Jonathan Jones, the SOUTHEAST Aboriginal Arts Market brings together artists and collectives from regional and coastal New South Wales, ACT, southern Victoria, the Murray basin catchment and Tasmania to showcase the cultural heritage of South-East Read More

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Wilma Reading at Sydney International Women's Jazz Festival 2019

Australian jazz legend Wilma Reading, a contemporary of Duke Ellington and Oscar Peterson, sings highlights from her dazzling international career, as part of the Sydney International Womens Jazz Festival 2019. This is a rare chance to see a legend in action. Cairns-born Read More

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Right of Reply – Indigenous Rights in Data & Collections symposium 2019

Bookings are open for the Right of Reply – Indigenous Rights in Data & Collections Symposium, which will be held on Friday 18 October 2019, 9 to 5 pm National Centre for Indigenous Excellence in Redfern. This one-day symposium will Read More

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Harbour Cruise: Aboriginal Perspectives of Sydney

This cruise takes visitors to Clark Island (Be-lang-le-wool), where you’ll learn about traditional fishing methods, food gathering techniques and enjoy a vibrant Aboriginal cultural performance. During the cruise, the Mari Nawi’s Aboriginal crew will share fascinating stories of Sydney Harbour’s Read More

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NAIDOC in the City 2019

NAIDOC in the City is a free celebration of the world’s longest living cultures through Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander food, song, art, dance and stories. You can taste treats from the earth oven, join in a dance circle, visit Read More

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Ocean Talks: Aboriginal Perspectives of Sydney Harbour

How well do we really know the history of Sydney Harbour? Four leading Aboriginal art and cultural practitioners – Shane Phillips, Nadeena Dixon, Emily McDaniel and Brett Leavy   – share the stories of Sydney Harbour as you’ve never seen or Read More

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