CAAMA News team : Paul Wiles, Lorena Walker, Erin Liddle, Kyle Dowling.
NAIDOC celebrations are being held Across Australia during the first week of July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples .
In Alice Springs Central Australian Aboriginal Congress invited the community to attend NAIDOC celebrations providing children activities, music and health messages. Service providers expressed the importance of the celebrating the week.
NSW campaigner for the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Wiradjuri woman Jenny Munro says it is sad that much of white Australia still does not understand the importance of Aboriginal culture and encouraged them to reflect and learn from the past.
The Northern Territory Police are using NAIDOC and the Territory show circuit to encourage young Aboriginal men and women..... to join up.