2018 Vincent Lingiari Lecture

Indigenous engagement & events

The Office of Indigenous Leadership demonstrates CDU’s commitment to Indigenous perspectives and knowledge in several ways.

We take pride in celebrating Indigenous academic achievement, commemorating the anniversaries of significant Indigenous struggles and victories. We strengthen community engagement through culturally relevant events which further understanding and respect of our Indigenous peoples, cultures, histories and our many contributions to Australian society.

Key events include the annual CDU Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture, National Reconciliation Week, NAIDOC Week, Indigenous Valedictory celebrations, local and regional festivals and events that celebrate Indigenous culture, family, education, and wellbeing.

19 DecemberCDU closedown
7 JanuaryCDU re-Opens
13 FebruaryAnniversary of National Apology
22 MayIndigenous Valedictory Ceremony - Casuarina campus
26 MayNational Sorry Day
26 May – 3 JuneNational Reconciliation Week
7 JuneBarunga Festival – Katherine
13 JuneIVC Valedictory Ceremony - Alice Springs campus
7 – 13th JulyNAIDOC Week
1 – 5th AugustGarma Festival - Nhulunbuy
17 OctoberIndigenous Valedictory Ceremony

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