Far West Local Health District is joining in with the community to celebrate this year’s NAIDOC Week during 3 – 10 July 2016.
A barbecue will be held at the Broken Hill Health Service in the courtyard adjoining the Aboriginal Community Room to celebrate NAIDOC (Songlines: The living narrative of our nation) starting at 11.30am on Tuesday, 5 July.
A competition for the production of an art work for the Karkanya Yura Marri (The Sky, That Way) Aboriginal Workforce Plan cover will be promoted for Aboriginal community members and artists to submit a work.
The Health Service is pleased to be a part of the community celebrations in Broken Hill and support a variety of community events organised to celebrate NAIDOC Week including the:
- Flag raising ceremony on Monday, 4 July at the Broken Hill Civic Centre at 10.30am. This is being hosted by Broken Hill City Council and followed by a morning tea.
- Free Family Fun Day in Sturt Park on Thursday, 7 July from 10am to 3pm. This great day of family fun will include music, dance, traditional food, art, activities, jumping castle, stalls from different organisations, face painting, karaoke, merry-go-round and a special guest appearance from Lead Ted.
NAIDOC Week celebrations in Broken Hill are proudly supported by the Far West LHD, Aboriginal Community Working Party; Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet; Aboriginal Affairs; Family and Community Services; 2BH Hill FM; and Maari Ma Health.