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13 February – Anniversary of National Apology Day

13 February – Anniversary of National Apology Day On 13 February 2008, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd delivered the National Apology to Australia's Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples for...

27 May – 1967 Referendum

27 May – 1967 Referendum The 1967 Referendum was a landmark achievement following decades of activism by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous people, where more than 90 percent...

16 March – National Close the Gap Day

16 March – National Close the Gap Day National Close the Gap Day is an annual event that raises awareness and seeks to close the gap with respect to life...

26 May – National Sorry Day

26 May – National Sorry Day National Sorry Day provides an opportunity for people to come together and share the journey towards healing for the Stolen Generations, their families and...

1 July – Coming of the Light

1 July – Coming of the Light The Coming of the Light is celebrated annually by Torres Strait Islander peoples. It marks the adoption of Christianity through island communities during...

7 July to 14 July – NAIDOC Week

7 July to 14 July – NAIDOC Week NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia to celebrate history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

6 September – Indigenous Literacy Day

6 September – Indigenous Literacy Day Indigenous Literacy Day is a national celebration of culture, stories, language and literacy. This day raises awareness of the disadvantages experienced in remote communities...

27 May to 3 June – National Reconciliation Week

27 May to 3 June – National Reconciliation Week National Reconciliation Week celebrations commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey-the anniversaries of the successful 1967 Referendum and the High...

3 June – Mabo Day

3 June – Mabo Day On 3 June 1992, the High Court of Australia overturned the principle of "terra nullius" or "nobody's land" as claimed by the British when they...