Significant First Nations dates

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander significant dates

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples have significant events associated with their history and culture. They are:

Date Significance
26 January Survival Day
13 February National Apology to the Stolen Generation Anniversary Day
19 March National Close the Gap Day
26 May National Sorry Day
27 May to 3 June National Reconciliation Week
3 June MABO Day: Read the Mabo v Queensland (No 2), High Court of Australia case
July NAIDOC (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee)
4 August National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day
9 August International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
Last updated: 8 January 2024 - 3:50pm