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.
Barmah -Barmah Kindergarten & Occasional Child Care Centre Inc
A day of celebration with the children, with lots of Indigenous activities.
A open fire bbq lunch.
Open to children and people of the community.
Contact Robyn Tricky 0439 793 224
Ceduna – Minya Bunhii Inc.
For this Children’s Day event, invite families and community into the centre on the 3rd August for a sausage sizzle and a family fun day full of activities for all to participate.
Contact Mavis Miller 08 8625 3636
Clifton Hill – Clifton Hill Goodstart
Celebrating Children’s Day by making feathered headband inspired by Bunjil and Waa.
Contact Fiona Perkins 0405 678 991
Cowes – Camp Australia
We will be celebrating Children’s Day.
Contact Chanel Mayall 0424 483 477
Cranbourne West – Mayone- bulluk Kindergarten
Celebrating Children’s Day on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 August with campfire, Bunjil and Waa storytelling, artwork and cooking damper at our kindergarten.
Dandenong – Dandenong & District Aborigines Co-operative
Wominjeka Bubup Wurundjeri Bik (Welcome Baby to Wurundjeri Land)
We are holding our event on Saturday August 4th to celebrate and acknowledge all babies born through our Koori Maternity Services program in the preceding 2 years. The bubups will be given a gift which will last a lifetime to mark this occasion. This is our inaugural event and will be yearly thereafter.
Contact Michelle Terrick 03 9794 5933
Echuca – Berrimba Childcare Centre
We will be celebrating Children’s Day with a video & photo display, smoking ceremony, Welcome to Country, koori dance, art & craft.
Contact Leona Cooper 03 5481 1990
Highton – Tow & Country Children’s Centre
A morning tea for our families and the local community to celebrate children.
Contact Kerri McKenzie 03 5243 9996
Melbourne – Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network
All details for this event are yet to be confirmed.
Contact Karen Sims 03 9046 0340
Melton – VACCA and Koolin Balit Babaneek Booboop Early Years Project
VACCA Western in partnership with Koolin Balit Babaneek Booboop Project, Melton City Council , Mackillop Family Services, Western Health and Melton West Primary School , the Melton Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day promises a day full of fun and surprises! There will be a Welcome to Country, Cultural Dancers, Traditional Games, Art activities, Animal farm, Free BBQ and free Children’s Day Bags. Come and join us at the Melton West Primary School Gym and Oval. This event will be held on Saturday 4thAugust at 11am-3pm.
Contact Taryn Capes 8746 2776
Montrose – Nido Learning School
Each room will be participating in activities to celebrate this
special day involving the families and community .
Contact Kerrie Siddle 03 9068 8179
Noble Park – Goodstart Noble Park
We will be celebrating this in our service on Monday 6th August with special activities and experiences from our action plan on our centre RAP.
Contact Ebonie Williamson 03 9548 2855
Preston South – Preston South Primary School
We will be celebrating Children’s Day with a whole school assembly and a ‘Welcome to country’. followed by workshops and cultural activaties throughout the day.
Contact Leon Leonidas 03 9484 1544
Red Cliffs – Red Cliffs Kindergarten
We are celebrating on Thursday 2nd August with 2 groups of preschool children (50+ 4/5 year olds). Each group will enjoy a music & storytelling session with Husband & Wife team Jennibe. There will be a Smoking ceremony and Acknowledgement of country, some craft activities and hopefully we will also make Johnny cakes. Family & friends will be invited to take part in the Smoking Ceremony.
Contact Lynne Wenborn 03 5024 1984
Reservoir – Reservoir East Primary School
We will be celebrating Children’s Day at our school.
Contact Jessica Bamblett 03 9460 1569
Spotswood (Melbourne) – Scienceworks in partnership with SNAICC
Scienceworks Little Kids’ Day In – First Peoples – Monday August 6
Partnering with SNAICC, Scienceworks celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day with a special day dedicated to our nation’s First Peoples, knowledge, stories and culture.
Explore Indigenous Australian constellations in the planetarium, get involved in traditional dance performances and Aboriginal art experiences and come to face to face with some real Australian Animals including frogs, turtles and snakes!
Little Kids’ Day In on Monday 6 August will be a fun day especially for kids aged 5 and under, their parents and carers.
Contact Murray Walker 03 9392 4840
Williamstown – Hobsons Bay City Council
This special story time will have children immersed in beautiful stories through Indigenous art and symbols. Children will learn about the craft of storytelling with our special guest presenter explaining the symbols used in Indigenous art. Open for children aged 3-6 years, and their parents and carers.
Event presented by Cultural Infusions.
Contact Emma White 03 9932 3047
Yarram – Yarram Early Learning
As we have a large Aboriginal community in our area, we will focus on the culture of the tribe in our area. We will promote the day in the foyer of our centre and each room within the centre will celebrate the day. We will also invite the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are currently at the Learning Place located in our town.
Contact Sarah Kidd 03 5182 5190