First Things First

As part of the Sydney Writers Festival, come along and hear distinguished panellists Stan Grant, Bruce Pascoe, Sandra Phillips, and Megan Davis at the panel discussion First Things First, as they discuss the need for Australia to listen and respond Read More

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Walking in ancestors' footprints

On this journey, you’ll be welcomed with a traditional ceremony that cleanses and wards off bad spirits. You’ll then be taken on a walk through stunning locations within the Centennial Parklands. Your experienced interpretive Indigenous guide will demonstrate traditional plant Read More

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Gadi exhibition 2018

Come along to the Australian Museum to learn about Sydney’s Aboriginal language, how the land and its people got their names and discover more about an incredibly rich culture at the exhibition Gadi. Through a series of exhibitions, talks, workshops Read More

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Art After Hours

This week, the Art Gallery of NSW is celebrating the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection on display. Join Wiradjuri artist Uncle Roy Kennedy to hear about how his artmaking practice has been informed by his memories of growing up Read More

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Talking Deadly with Jack Beetson: From Cuba to Closing the Gap

Join Professor Jack Beetson for Talking Deadly: Indigenous Voices at the Library as he discusses how the Literacy for Life Foundation’s innovative adult literacy campaign is defying the odds in Aboriginal communities and delivering real change. Where: Metcalfe Auditorium, Ground Floor, Read More

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Indigenous cultural respect workshop

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural respect workshop is an interactive, experiential learning opportunity to enhance understanding of Indigenous cultures. The session explores the diversity of Indigenous communities and how their histories relates to health and well-being, employment and Read More

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Restoration of the 40,000 Years mural

Thirty-five years after it was first created, the much-loved 40,000 Years mural, opposite Redfern Train Station, is being conserved. The Redfern Station Community Group (RSCG), in collaboration with the local community, have worked for five years to ensure the conservation Read More

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Yabun 2018

The Yabun Festival is a free event that takes place on 26 January at Victoria Park from 10am to 7pm. Yabun is the largest one day gathering of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures in Australia. Yabun celebrates the survival Read More

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Culture Up Late: Ngalu Warrawi Marri (We Stand Strong)

Ngalu Warrawi Marri means ‘We stand strong’ in Gadigal. This event on Wednesday 24 January 2018, curated by First Nations staff, highlights and celebrates First Nations protest and resilience & interrogates the way Australia celebrates national identity. A provocation for Read More

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Redfern Speech 25 years on

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Redfern Speech. On 10 December 1992, the launch of the International Year of the Word’s Indigenous People took place in Redfern Park. The most notable event of the day was the speech Read More

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