• While NAIDOC celebrations focus on one week, there are many ways to introduce the cross-curriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures in your classroom throughout the year.
  • Please contact us at aboriginal.education@decyp.tas.gov.au to find out how we can support you. 
  • Visit the NAIDOC web site for more information.

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia in the first week of July to celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The idea is to learn and celebrate!  

At Aboriginal Education Services we encourage you to teach, learn and celebrate all year round. Here are a few suggestions to get you started:

Finally, and most importantly, remember that your focus needs to be on the Tasmanian Aboriginal community. What can you do to celebrate them? 

Questions to explore

  • What significant contributions have Tasmanian Aboriginal people made and continue to make? 
  • How are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contributions acknowledged and celebrated?  

The Orb website

The Orb is a collection of online resources that assists the teaching of Tasmanian Aboriginal histories and cultures. 

The Aboriginal Education Services Library

The library has Aboriginal resources including picture books, puzzles, readers, fiction, true stories, DVDs and more. To arrange resources contact Aboriginal.education.library@decyp.tas.gov.au