Celebrate Indigenous culture at the Melbourne Campus


NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. Its history can be traced to the emergence of Aboriginal groups in the 1920′s, which sought to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and treatment of Indigenous Australians.

You have been warmly invited by the Ngarn-gi Bagora Indigenous Centre of La Trobe University to participate in the 2016 NAIDOC week celebrations and activities on Melbourne Campus.

It’s a good opportunity to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture, and recognise the achievements Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society.

In particular, the screening of ’Spear’ on Wednesday 6 July at 5 pm in the Agora Cinema, is an event that shouldn’t be missed. You can view the trailer here.

Check the schedule below for what’s on campus during 2016 NAIDOC week. If you have any questions or enquiries about the schedule, email Indigenous_Enquiries@latrobe.edu.au.

Date Time What’s on
Monday 4th July 10.30am Flag-raising and Launch of NAIDOC Week at the University Flagpoles
  11.00am Morning Tea at Ngarn-gi Bagora Indigenous Centre
Wednesday 6 July 5.00pm Free screening of ‘Spear’
Thursday 7 July 12.00pm BBQ at the Agora
  1.00pm Free entertainment with musicians and Dance Group