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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 right across Australia.

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Apmwerre Black Tank

Contact: Veronica Lynch, youlee.vcl@gmail.com.au, 0458 567 660

Black Tank Homeland is situated 75kms north east of Alice Springs on the Arltunga Tourist Drive, an 1hour drive from Alice Springs. It is a family owned and operated homeland. There will be plenty of kids activities including story-telling, arts and crafts, a fun run, hunting and gathering of bush medicine and foods. It may a one day event or overnight camping for families.


Elliott School

Contact: Kevin Gaskin, kevin.gaskin@ntschools.net, 08 8969 2050

Elliott School’s Open Day for National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day will be held on Thursday 1st August 2019 from 11.30am-1.30pm. The school is inviting families and community to visit classrooms and see the children’s work. There will be cultural activities and art and craft, sports and a BBQ lunch.


Elliott Families as First Teachers (FaFT)

Contact: Skylar Warren-Blake, skylar.warren-blake@ntschools.net, 0418 555 754

Elliott FaFT Open Day for National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day will be held on Wednesday the 31st of July 2019 from 11am-1pm. It is for infants to children aged 4 years old and their families. The Open Day will involve cultural activities and play-based experiences. See the FaFT space and meet the FaFT educators. Fruit and lunch will be provided.


Kids Brigade

Contact: Rachael Sheppard, rach.johnston1@bigpond.com


Ltyentye Apurte Catholic Preschool

Contact: Jayde Jacobs, Jayde.jacobs@nt.catholic.edu.au

They will hold a bush preschool with local Elders, rangers, families and children. They will also be creating artworks around the theme to share with families. They are located in the remote Aboriginal community Santa Teresa, NT.


Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS team), Borroloola Community School

Contact: Kirsten Anderson, kirsten.anderson@ntschools.net, 0459 038 919

The RSAS team is holding a National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day event at their local community school in Borroloola. They are going to have cultural dance by their students and stalls by their classes and community stake holders. They will also have jumping castles, face painting, fun games and a community barbecue for everyone.


Timber Creek Community

Contact: Cissy McKenzie, cissy.mckenzie@ntschools.net, 0428 814 125

Early Years Art Activities, Making wrist bands with wool in Aboriginal and TSI colours. Making sand character from a Indigenous story.

Timber Creek School

Contact: Jedda Trueman, jedda.trueman@ntschools.net, (08) 8975 0714

A day celebrating with activities in school.


Warruwi School

Contact: Evonne Miller, evonne.miller@ntschools.net

Warruwi School will hold a children’s fun day involving the preschool and FaFT families and the wider community.