NAIDOC week celebrations are happening around the country this week to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC week provides a great opportunity for all Australians from all walks of life to participate in a huge array of activities to celebrate your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

The national NAIDOC theme for 2015 is “We all stand on sacred ground: Learn, Respect and Celebrate.”

There are lots of activities planned in and around Sydney to learn more about our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and History, The Museum of Contemporary Art is running lunchtime screenings of films by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander film makers. For screening sessions and more info see

For those of you closer to BHB’s home turf of Penrith there is a Family Fun Day hosted at Jamison Park by Penrith City Council on Friday the 10th July 2015. This event will include kids and youth activities, mixed touch footy and netball games, a FREE BBQ, singers, care for the elderly and seniors plus free health checks and much much more.

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