South Australia

The Event Showcase is a great way to find how other organisations, communities, friends and families are celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day all across Australia!

If you want to better promote your own local event, simply fill out the event registration and let everyone know how you’re going to celebrate our little ones on 4 August.

Follow the link for your state or territory to find a local event in your area.

Adelaide – Aboriginal Family Support Services
AFSS are holding a Connection to Culture Aboriginal Children’s Day at Tauondi Aboriginal College on Friday 3 August 2018 to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day. The event will feature a wide range of cultural activities and is designed specifically for Carers of Aboriginal Children and Aboriginal families to empower them and assist them in ensuring that Aboriginal children are kept connected to, and safe in culture. National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (Children’s Day) is the largest national day to celebrate our children.

Contact Barbara Falla 08 8205 1500

Kirton Point – Kirton Point Children’s Centre (Nunga Playgroup)
On Tuesday the 31st July, Nunga playgroup will facilitate a playgroup specifically focused on celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. We will celebrate the strengths and culture of the children who attend.
Fun activities will be setup, transport and lunch is provided. Tuesday 31st July 11.30am – 1.00pm.

Contact Carly Orchard 09 8682 5969

Strathpine – Life Without Barriers and Kurbingui Youth and Family Development LTD
Saturday 4th August 2018
Pine Rivers Park, 125 Gympie Road Strathpine, 4500.
Free activities like Traditional games, sand art, arts and crafts, and much more.
Free sausage sizzle

Contact Silvia Jones-Terare 0491 225 497

Littlehampton – The Learning Sanctuary Littlehampton
We will be celebrating Children’s Day with an Art Display. Our child care will create their own paintings and artwork about the Children’s Day theme and display them for everyone to enjoy.

Contact Toni Cockram 08 8391 2460

Whyalla Norrie – Gabmididi Manoo Children and Family Centre
The preschool children at Gabmididi Manoo Children and Family Centre will be hosting the Assembly at Hincks Avenue Primary School. At the Assembly the children will show the school children how we do our Acknowledgment to Country, we will play a PowerPoint that we have developed that celebrates all of the children at our Centre and also perform the song Red, Black and Yellow. Some of the children with educators support will talk about National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander’s Day addressing the theme and the significance of the day.

On the following Wednesday we will invite the Reception children from Hincks Avenue Primary School to our Centre to come and sit around our fire and have a yarn with us, make some damper, have a cup of milo and toast some marshmallows.

The Assembly will happen on the 3rd of August, 2018 at Hincks Avenue Primary School and the Campfire on the 8th of August, 2018 at Gabmididi Manoo Children and Family Centre.

Contact Kellie Bails 08 8645 5240