Western 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.

WA – Kindilink SHPS
Contact Krystle Little 0439 797 933

Albany – Kingdom Kare Child Care Centre 
A morning tea with our community invited.

Contact Debra Aylmore 08 9842 5616

Albany – Mount Lockyer Primary School

We will be celebrating afternoon tea at school in Room 10 at 3.10 pm for students, family members and staff. We will be showing photos from the past 30 years at MLPS on display. Certificates will be presented for nominated students.

Contact Chelsea Roberts 0438 902 393

Broome – Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd
The location of this Children’s Day event on Friday 3 August 2018, will be at a school oval, which also includes a basketball court, event activities still in discussion but going along the idea of mini games for children and adults to participate with the children. Inviting stall holders from organisations that work within the Broome area that work with families to give information about what they do. Our event will be held on the Friday the 3rd of August due to limited spaces to hire a place for the event.

Contact Kamisa White 0455 878 813

Carnarvon – Carnarvon Community College
KindiLink and Kindy are joining together on Monday the 6th to celebrate National Children’s Day by having a morning tea filled with activities that celebrate our children.

Contact Amy McEnaney 0467 044 443

Geraldton – Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (GRAMS)
We will still celebrating Children’s Day, given the short lead up time to our event – we will be handing out balloons to every child who presents the day before the actual day.

Contact Rebecca Davy 0457 066 027

High Wycombe – Meerilinga Children and Family Centre
Join us as we celebrate children for National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day at Meerilinga High Wycombe.
Come and enjoy:
– a traditional smoking ceremony
– damper bread making
– arts and craft activities
– and more!!

When: Monday 6 August, 10am – 12pm
Where: Meerilinga High Wycombe
104 Edney Road, High Wycombe

Contact Hila Berman 08 9454 7198

Medina – KindiLink @ Medina Primary School
The Aboriginal kindy and Aboriginal playgroup will be joining forces to celebrate Children’s Day.

Contact Diane Grant 0421 279 402

Perth – Life Without Barriers
A National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day event
Life Without Barriers will be marking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day (4 August 2018) with the launch of a culturally appropriate welcome package to LWB Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in OOHC and Disability.

The launch will take place on Friday 3rd August 2018 at the Len Packham Reserve, 96 Cordelia Avenue, Coolbellup,WA. Commencing at 10am.

The Hon Simone McGurk, Minister for Child Protection; Women’s Interest; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services will officially launch the Kangaroo plush toy and Story book – ‘A Soft Landing’ – Welcome Package

Performances by
Koolangka’s Kreate (A local Aboriginal Dance Group)
Didjeridoo and Dancing by local Noongar Men

Contemporary Aboriginal Foods
Aboriginal Weaving Activities
Face Painting
Story Telling

Contact Pamela Thorley 08 9208 3400

Pilbara – Newman Early Years Network/Save the Children/Shire of East Pilbara
Held on Friday 3 August 9:00am- 12:00pm, we will host a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families, culture and community at Boomerang Oval. Diverse range of stalls, activities and entertainment with an early years focus! All welcome!

Contact Georgie McInerney 0487 920 889

Spencer Park – Coolangarras Barmah Kindergarten
Kindergarten Fun Day – Children from other Kindergartens invited to participate in fun entertainment and craft activities at Coolangarras. Aboriginal performers will entertain us and children will engage with each other and Aboriginal based art and crafts.

Contact Jill Ben-Avraham 0438 984 475

Swan View – Little People’s Retreat Swan View
Celebrating the indigenous culture with music, stories, food and art with the children and families at our centre.

Contact Genevieve Menage 08 9255 1489