Significant Dates in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Calendar

It’s important for our members to know and understand significant dates in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Calendar.  We encourage you to acknowledge and celebrate these dates with the team members in your organisations.
13 February – Anniversary of the Apology (2008)

15 March 2018 – National Close the Gap Day

26 May – National Sorry Day

27 May – Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum

27 May – 3 June – National Reconciliation Week – Theme: Don’t keep history a mystery

3 June – Mabo Day

8 – 15 July 2018 – NAIDOC Week – Theme: Because of her, we can!

4 August – National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day

9 August – International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

5 September 2018 – Indigenous Literacy Day

13 September – Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People