Embed Aboriginal Practices throughout the year with this yearly calendar created by Aboriginal Education Association Inc.
This yearly calendar enables Educators to learn and to teach Victorian Koorie cultures, histories and perspectives.
National Day of Mourning, 1938
Aboriginal Tent Embassy, est. 1972
The Cummeragunja Walk-off Anniversary
1965 Freedom Rides Anniversary
National Apology Anniversary
International Mother Language Day
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Anniversary of Gunditjmara native title recognition and settlement
National Sorry Day
Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum
National Reconciliation Week Starts
Shrine of Remembrance Annual Victorian Aboriginal Commemorative Service
National Reconciliation Week Ends
World Environment Day
Anniversary of Batman’s Treaty with the Kulin, signed in 1835
Coranderrk(Bader’s Creek) Aboriginal reserve officially gazetted in 1863
NAIDOC Week Starts
NAIDOC Week Ends
First flying of the Aboriginal Flag in Victoria Square, Adelaide in 1971, on National Aborigines Day.
Anniversary of Framlingham Mission handover (1971)
Anniversary of Lake Tyers, Bung Yarnda (1971) handover
National Schools Tree Day
National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day
International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
- 14 – 22 August
National Science Week
Anniversary of William Barak’s (Beruk Barak) death in 1903
Indigenous Literacy Day
- True spring: Poorneet or tadpole season by the Wurundjeri.
Anniversary of the passing of the Aborigines Protection Act 1869
Anniversary of the Long Walk to Canberra
Anniversary of Ebenezer mission reserve handover
World Human Rights Day
Anniversary of the first successful Native Title settlement in Victoria - found in favour of the Wotjobaluk, Jaadwa, Jadawadjali, Wergaia and Jupagalk Traditional Owner
Koorie children all over our lands visited by Santa overnight!
To download the Koorie Education Calendar with suggested activities, details about each events, references and resources: