2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Friday 12th July 2013 Today is the Anniversary of the Aboriginal Flag designed by Harold Thomas The Aboriginal flag was designed by Harold Thomas in 1971. The flag was first flown on National Aborigine’s Day in Tarndanyangga (Victoria Square) in Adelaide on 12 July 1971. History of the Aboriginal Flag Copyright © Harold Thomas 1971 Black: Represents […]

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2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Sunday 7th July 2013 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday Further reading can be found at the NAIDOC Perth Website In 1955, the first Sunday in July became known as Aborigines Day. Since 1940, this had been celebrated on the first Sunday before the Australia Day holiday and was known as “Day of Mourning” […]

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2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Sunday 7th July – 14th July 2013 This week we celebrate NAIDOC Week NAIDOC Official Website – The History of NAIDOC Week Brian Butler, Co-Founder & Director of Lateral Love Australia at the 2012 NAIDOC Awards, Lord Mayor’s morning tea held at the Adelaide City Council Town Hall – Adelaide, South Australia. NAIDOC stands for […]

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2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Tuesday 2nd July 2013 Today is the Anniversary of Evonne Goolagong Cawley’s 1st Wimbledon Win in 1971 National Museum Australia – Evonne Goolagong Cawley Tennis Collection Evonne Goolagong Cawley is one of Australia’s most successful tennis players. She won seven Grand Slam tournaments and was the first Indigenous Australian to achieve success in tennis on […]

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