Koori Mail: Bags of fun planned for Children’s Day

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Jedda and Aunty Di

The theme for Children’s Day this year is ‘We are the Elders of tomorrow, hear our voice’, and SNAICC encourages people to explore their new website for ideas and resources to help acknowledge the importance of the knowledge and wisdom of Aboriginal people, starting in childhood

Koori Mail: Celebrating our children

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who were taken from their families and forced into foster homes and institutions as part of the Stolen Generations were all given the save date for their birthday, and that’s why Children’s Day falls on August 4 every year. SNAICC sector development manager Sue-Anne Hunter said the truth behind Children’s Day is somewhat confronting … Read More

Koori Mail: Let’s combine classroom learning with learning on country for kids

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"Nanna" Ningali Lawford-Smith

Education in the early years is incredibly important for all children. This year’s theme for National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day, August 4, is ‘We Play, We Learn, We Belong’. The 2019 Children’s Day Ambassador is Nanna from the children’s animated series Little J & Big Cuz. The voice of Nanna, Ningali Lawford, reflects on what playing, learning … Read More