Covenanting Events

 

Important calendar dates

January

1st – Anniversary of the Native Title Act proclamation (1993)

26th – Invasion Day (Australia Day)

26th – Anniversary of the Tent Embassy established in front of Parliament House (1972)

February

5th – Anniversary of the Tent Embassy Petition to Parliament (1972)

8th – Anniversary of the Woodward Land Rights Inquiry establishment (1972)

13th – National Apology Day: Prime Minister Kevin Rudd apologised to the Stolen Generations (2008)

March

17th – National Close the Gap Day

21st – Harmony Day

 21st to 27th – Week of Solidarity with the Peoples Struggling against Racism and Racial Discrimination

May

26th – National Sorry Day

27th to June 3rd – National Reconciliation Week

27th – Anniversary of referendum to grant citizen rights to Indigenous Australians (1967)

29th – Reconciliation Sunday

June

3rd – National Reconciliation Week ends

3rd – Mabo Day

29th – Anniversary of passing of Stronger Futures Legislation through Senate (2012)

July

Sunday 2nd – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday

2nd to 9th – NAIDOC week

August

4th – National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day

9th – International Day of the World’s Indigenous People