NAIDOC Week Events

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NAIDOC Week is celebrated by local community events. Please visit the website for local community events in your area.

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How you can get involved in NAIDOC Week 2022

Please see the list below of events on Whadjuk Boodjar. To search for more NAIDOC Week events happening in your local area please visit the NAIDOC Week website

Event / Activity Location and cost Date
National NAIDOC Awards

Broadcasting live on NITV 


Saturday 2 July 2022 7:00PM on NITV

NAIDOC Week Arts and Crafts

Throughout NAIDOC week, you will have the opportunity to participate in our fun arts and crafts activities that explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.

Location: Level Three, Area Three, Western Terrace.

Sunday 3 July - Sunday 10 July 2022 10:00AM - 4:00PM

NAIDOC Perth Opening Ceremony

Supreme Court Gardens


Sunday July 3 2022 1:00PM - 5:00PM

Canvas and Coffee with Charlie Colbung

WA Museum - Join Nyoongar artist, Charlie Colbung, through a guided art workshop, creating your own piece of art while enjoying light refreshments

COST $30

Monday 4 July 2022 9:00AM - 12:00PM & 1:00PM - 4:00PM

National Indigenous TV (NITV) NAIDOC 2022 line-up

True colours 4 part drama


Monday 4 July - Thursday 7 July 2022 8:30PM on SBS and NITV.

NAIDOC Week Family guided Tours

Specially designed guided tours for Children and Families at Art Gallery of WA.


Monday July 4 2022 10:30AM - 11:00AM

Virtual Whadjuk – disappear back in time

Peth Cultural Centre


Wednesday 6 July to Sunday 10 July 2022 12:00PM - 4:00PM

Who Do You Think You Are 

Explore NRL Legend Justin Hodges’ family history


Tuesday 5 July 2022 7:30PM on SBS

NAIDOC Week Family guided Tours

Specially designed guided tours for Children and Families at Art Gallery of WA.


Wednesday 6 July 2022 10:30AM - 11:00AM

Whadjuk Boodjar Karla Yarning – Aboriginal heritage self-walking tours  

City of Perth, this walk stretches from the Esplanade down to the Cultural Centre. More information on the Visit Perth website.


Gumnut bush Babies

WA Museum Boorla Bardip - create your own gumnut bush animal, while learning about the different animals that live on Nyoongar boodja (Country) through a hands-on experience.

Location: Woodside Learning Studio 3 at WA Museum


Thursday 7 July 2022 10:30AM - 12:00PM & 1:00PM - 3:00PM

Whadjuk Boodjar - Fighting for Rights and Recognition self-walking tours

City of Perth, The northern start of this path is the Cultural Centre and winds through the CBD via Murray Street and the Supreme Court Gardens to end on Barrack Street. More information on the Visit Perth website.


Collective Ground Art Exhibition

Art Gallery of WA


14 May to 23 October 2022
Animal Weaving with Sharyn Egan

WA Museum - Join Sharyn Egan, prominent Whadjuk Nyoongar artist from Perth, who is known for her beautiful painting, sculpture and weaving.

FREE Drop-in

Friday 8 July 2022 9:30AM - 12:00PM & 1:00PM - 3:00PM

SBS World Movies SBS World Movies will host a curated collection of acclaimed Australian cinema telling First Nations stories — The Last Wave, Jasper Jones, Emu Runner, The Dark Side and Mad Bastards

Monday 4 July - Friday 8 July 2022 9:30PM on SBS World Movies

Ningla A-Na In tribute to this year's theme Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! NITV is proud to be presenting the remastered film of Ningla A-Na

Sunday 10 July 2022 8.30pm on NITV

Celebrating NAIDOC with Dr. Hannah McGlade

WA Museum – The 2022 the NAIDOC theme Get Up Stand Up Show Up is a rally cry for Aboriginal and non- Aboriginal people to continue to push hard for systematic change.

COST $13 - $18

Thursday 14 July 2022 6:30PM – 9:00PM

Babbarra Women’s Centre 

Art Gallery Western Australia - On display is a selection of Bábbarra Designs' exquisite hand-printed textiles that tell the ancestral stories of Bábbarra's Arnhem Land country and cultures


Thursday 24 March – Sunday 17 July 2022
Boorongur (Totem)

Art Gallery Western Australia in collaboration with Sharyn Egan, provides a shared space for audiences to consider a personal plant or animal totem, and contribute to the accumulation of families of small raffia and wool creatures.


Friday 18 March – Sunday 4 December 2022


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