What I Need to Know
Have Your Say
Services & Support
Sustainability & Protection
Planning & Building
Investment & Industry
What We Are & Do
Where Interesting Happens
You are here
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
The celebrations are a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Canterbury Bankstown will be hosting several events in throughout the month of July in partnership with local community organisations. All welcome.
Information regarding details can be found in the
Canterbury Bankstown NAIDOC Celebrations Booklet.
When: Tuesday 2 JulyTime: 11.30am-1pmWhere: Anzac Park Anglo Road, Campsie
This FREE event will include a smoking ceremony, traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural show and Australian wildlife show, art activities and a barbeque lunch.
For more information, call Council’s Diversity Officer on 9789 9472 or email
When: Saturday 6 JulyTime: 10am-3pmWhere: Paul Keating Park The Mall, Bankstown
Come along for a FREE day of celebrations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, including music, performances, art workshops and a barbeque lunch.
For more information, call Council’s Diversity Officer on 9789 9863 or email
email@example.com or Aunty Lynette Martin
When: Thursday 4 JulyTime: 10am-11.30amWhere: Riverwood Community Hub 80 Kentucky Road, Riverwood, Cnr Washington Avenue
Come to a FREE screening of Liyarn Ngarn, a story of Patrick Dodson’s 30-year mission to bring about a true and lasting reconciliation between Australia’s original owners and all immigrants. It is also a tragic story of Louis St John, an Aboriginal youth, and starring Archie Roach, an Aboriginal musician and member of Stolen Generation.
For more information, call Council’s Diversity Officer Joanna on 9789 9472, email
When: Wednesday 10 JulyTime: 10am-11.30amWhere: Chester Hill Library 12 Chester Hill Rd, Chester Hill NSW 2162
For more information, call Council’s Diversity Officer Turkan 9707 9863 email
When: 1-14 JulyTime: During Library opening hoursWhere: Campsie Library and Knowledge Centre, 14-28 Amy Street, Campsie
This stunning exhibition by Asher Milgate pairs natural soundscapes of the Cooks River with photographic portraits and oral histories of Aboriginal people, with a lived experience and connection to the River. It is a commissioned work funded by the Australian Government through the Cooks River Alliance.
When: Tuesday 9 JulyTime: Noon-2pmWhere: Urana St Hub, 7 Urana St, Villawood
A free community lunch hosted by the Urana Project services network. All welcome. For enquiries, please call Aimee on 0428 178 242.
When: June-JulyWhere: Bankstown Arts Centre, Incubate Gallery 5 Olympic Pde, Bankstown
Kerri Kenton is a local Darug artist working in weaving, painting and design, who also produces works on paper. Her works are inspired by her indigenous heritage and the environment.