Maroochy Council supports NAIDOC week 2007
Maroochy Shire Council is proud to lend its support to help celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with the launch of NAIDOC Week this Friday 6 July at 9am.
Maroochy Mayor Joe Natoli said the celebrations themed '50 Years: Looking Forward, Looking Blak' will include special addresses by leading Indigenous community representatives Mr Anthony Beezley and Mr Toby Adams.
"There will also be a flag raising ceremony conducted by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander traditional owners, Mr Beezley and Mr Colin Williams," Cr Natoli said.
"The ceremony will also include an Indigenous dance and didgeridoo performance by local act, GMU."
The event is the prelude to week-long Indigenous short film screenings being held at the Nambour Library each weekday afternoon during NAIDOC Week (9-13 July) commencing at 12 noon, courtesy of the Australian Film Commission's Black Screen program.
As part of the NAIDOC Week celebrations, Maroochy Shire Council's libraries will be promoting their Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Resource Sections to the public at the NAIDOC Week Celebration Day on Sunday 8 July in Cotton Tree Park.
When: Friday, 06 July 2007.
Where: Maroochy Shire Council Chambers Forecourt, corner Currie Street and Bury Street, Nambour.
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