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Cultural Dates and Events

  • 26 January, Australia Day

  • 13 February, Anniversary of PM Rudd's Apology

  • 20 March, National Close the Gap Day

  • 21 March, Harmony Day (Celebration of rich cultural diversity in Australia)

  • 25 April, ANZAC Day

  • 26 May, National Sorry Day

  • 27 May, Anniversary of 1967 Referendum

  • 27 May - 3 June, National Reconciliation Week

  • TBC, The Indigenous Veterans Commemoration Service at State War Memorial, Kings Park Botanic Gardens, Perth

  • TBC, The Indigenous Veterans Commemoration Service at ANZAC Memorial in Hyde Park, Sydney

  • 3 June, Mabo Day

  • 1 July, Coming of the Light Festival

  • 6-13 July, NAIDOC Week(Sunday - Sunday)

  • TBC, Defence NAIDOC Ceremony at Australian War Memorial in Canberra

  • 4 August, National Aboriginal and Islander Children's Day

  • 9 August, International Day of World's Indigenous People

  • 31 August – 6 September, Legacy Week

  • 10 December, Human Rights Day