The City of Mandurah will be putting on a number of community events to celebrate NAIDOC Week this week.
The City is supporting the Bindjared NAIDOC committee to bring its annual celebrations for the whole community to enjoy and to recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The Mandurah Bridge will be lit up in red, yellow and black for the rest of this week.
There will also be a number of events to be held in Mandurah, including:
- NAIDOC Community Celebration today - There was a community walk planned which has had to be cancelled due to the weather. The formalities will continue which are scheduled to start at 5pm and has moved to the MPAC foyer. The foyer will be open from 4pm - 5pm with food and coffee/tea available. The Mandjar Dance Off will now take place in the Boardwalk theatre to round off the event.
- NAIDOC Celebrations at Billy Dower Youth Centre Thursday November 12 - Celebrate NAIDOC Week and fabulous Noongar Culture with an afternoon of tasty bush tucker, Aboriginal art with special guest local artists, and a basketball competition with prizes up for grabs. The event starts at 3pm and is scheduled to finish at 7pm.