Calendar

The Commission recognises and respects the unique cultural heritage of Queensland's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their special relationship with the land and sea. This calendar is part of the Commission's plan to promote respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their culture.

Calendar of events of importance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
January Events
26 Survival Day
February Events
13 National Apology Day - Anniversary of Apology in 2008 for the laws and policies of successive parliaments and governments that inflicted grief, suffering and losses on Aboriginal peoples,especially the Stolen Generations.
March Events
21 Harmony Day/ International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination (UN)
21 National Close the Gap Day
April Events
15 Anniversary of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody 1991
May Events
26 National Sorry Day
27 Anniversary of 1967 Referendum
27 May – 3 June National Reconciliation Week
June Events
3 Mabo Day
July Events
1 Coming of the Light Festival
7 – 14 NAIDOC Week
August Events
4 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day
9 International Day of World's Indigenous Peoples (UN)