Covenanting Events


Important calendar dates


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

21st – Day of Mourning

26th - Invasion Day (Australia Day)

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


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)


17th – National Close the Gap Day

21st – Harmony Day

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


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


3rd – National Reconciliation Week ends

3rd – Mabo Day

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


Sunday 2nd – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday

2nd to 9th – NAIDOC week


4th – National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day

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