Celebrate the talents and achievements of Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Explore Indigenous culture with hours of live entertainment, great food and over 50 market and info stalls. 

  • Enter the Deadly Talent Quest for a chance to share in the $200 prize pool! 
  • Experience a Traditional Welcome and Smoking Ceremony with Custodial Dance troupe Yuagara Dancers.
  • Taste some Bush Tucker fusion foods or check out the largest gathering of Aboriginal Artists in the region. 

This is a FREE event and everyone is welcome to come along and celebrate. 

About National NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held around the country to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The week is celebrated not just in our Indigenous communities but also in increasing number of government agencies, community organisations, local councils, workplaces, schools and sporting groups.

UQ celebrates NAIDOC Week with our annual NAIDOC Festival from 1-6 August. 

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Ferrari Park, Whites Road, Laidley