Milliya Rumurra




June Djiagween

  • Friday June 23

    Event: Reconciliation Walk

    Phone: (08) 9195 5333

    Time: 9am to 9.30am

    Venue: Departs corner of Short Street and Dampier Terrace

    The 2017 Kullarri NAIDOC Reconciliation Walk marks the commencement of NAIDOC activities in the Kullarri region. This short walk brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, local schools and Indigenous organisations to show their support of reconciliation in modern Australia.


    Event: Opening Ceremony

    Phone: (08) 9195 5333

    Time: 9.30am to 10.30am

    Venue: Broome Shire Office Gardens, 27 Weld Street

    The Reconciliation Walk culminates in the official Opening Ceremony on the shady lawns of the Broome Shire Office.  Be greeted by Traditional Owners, learn about the achievements of our local people, listen to local school choirs and watch Indigenous performers showcase various aspects of local Indigenous culture.


    Event: Magabala Books 30th Anniversary

    Phone: (08) 9192 1991

    Time: 5.30pm to 7pm

    Venue: Magabala Books, 1 Bagot Street

    Staff and board of Indigenous publisher Magabala Books invite you to join them as they celebrate and reflect on 30 years of independent Indigenous publishing and announce an exciting new national initiative.

    Light refreshments provided.


  • Saturday June 24

    Event: Ramu - A Night of Storytelling

    Phone: (08) 9195 5333

    Time: 6pm to 9pm

    Venue: Gimme Club, 3 Blackman Street

    Come and enjoy an evening of Yawuru culture including Nurlu (ceremonial dance), traditional storytelling and Yawuru films, presented by Goolarri Media and Mabu Yawuru Ngan-ga. Food and drinks will be on sale.

  • Monday June 26

    Event: NAIDOC Liturgy and Morning Tea

    Organisation: St Mary’s College

    Phone: (08) 9194 9577

    Time: 9.30am

    Venue: St Mary’s College Undercover Area, 1 Dakas Street

    St Mary’s College will celebrate the importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and culture of the local area through prayer, story and song. The St Mary’s community invites everyone to join us and give thanks that our Indigenous peoples are able to maintain their connection to the land and sense of history, story and spirituality.


    Event: NAIDOC School Assembly

    Organisation: Cable Beach Primary School

    Phone: (08) 9193 5644

    Time: 8.10am to 9.10am

    Venue: Cable Beach Primary School, Dakas Street, Broome

    Opening assembly to mark the beginning of our schools celebration of NAIDOC Week. Our schools assembly is open to parents/family caregivers and the wider community who are all welcome to join with us to open our NAIDOC Week celebrations. Following the assembly there will be a morning tea available for all of our guests.


    Event: NAIDOC Assembly

    Organisation: Roebuck Primary School

    Phone: 0400 572 696

    Time: 8.10am

    Venue: Roebuck Primary School, Sanderling Drive, Roebuck Estate

    Join staff and students at the Roebuck Primary School as they launch school NAIDOC celebrations with an assembly featuring local musicians and the school choir.



    Event: "WHO YOUR MOB" Art Competition & NAIDOC Homeless Breakfast

    Phone: (08) 9192 2293

    Time: 8am - 9.30am

    Venue: Fr McMahon Place, 27 Robinson Street

    Art competition: “WHO YOUR MOB” open to Aboriginal artists from Broome and visiting Broome. Phone Brian for details on 08 9192 2293.

    NAIDOC Homeless Breakfast: all community welcome. Art judging and prizes, giveaways, information, Aboriginal food, BBQ and band.

  • Tuesday June 27

    Event: Nyamba Buru Yawuru Open Day

    Organisation: Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd

    Phone: (08) 9192 9600

    Time: 9.30am - 2pm

    Venue: Nyamba Buru Yawuru office, 55 Reid Road

    The Yawuru open day is to showcase the significance and importance of Yawuru in the Broome community and the journey it has taken since Native title. Display of the Common Gate Exhibition, Yawuru language lesson on greetings, publication, audio visual resources and teaching resources. The Yawuru Language Centre will be open to the public from 9:30am to 2:00pm.


  • Wednesday June 28


    Event: Broome Primary Activities

    Organisation: Broome Primary School

    Phone: (08) 9192 1351

    Time: 8am - 2pm

    Venue: Broome Primary School, Weld Street

    Broome Primary will do a week of classroom activities which will culminate with a full day of rotating workshops for all students and staff. We aim to give the students a positive experience of Aboriginal culture and language while also engaging parents, carers and the local Aboriginal community. The workshops will cover a range of experiences, many of which will focus on the theme of “Our Languages Matter” and will also be centred around an exciting whole school initiative of naming areas with Yawuru words. This naming project will aim to give shared ownership to all and create long term outcomes by contributing to an inclusive, respectful and positive school culture.

  • Thursday June 29

    Event: Sisters of St John of God NAIDOC Carnival

    Organisation: SSJG Heritage Centre, Catholic Education Office, Helping Minds, The Yiriman Project, Our Mob as First Educators and Aboriginal Family Law Services.

    Time: 9am to 12.30pm

    Phone: (08) 9192 3950

    Venue: SSJG Heritage Centre, 9 Barker Street, Broome

    Come and view the history of Aboriginal people in the Kimberley through relationships developed with the Sisters of St John of God since 1907. Enjoy a tour of the Relationships Exhibition with local guides, experience a demonstration of the photographic database & hear stories & memories of those who grew up around Broome and the SSJG Sisters. Visit interactive displays by the Catholic Education Office, Helping Minds, The Yiriman Project, Our Mob as First Educators & Family Law Services to learn about their programs. We have entertainment by local musicians and storytellers sharing local history, languages and culture. See the benefits of coming together to share & discover the importance of this site to the local people. Light refreshments provided & all are welcome.


  • Friday June 30

    Event: NAIDOC Assembly

    Organisation: St Mary's College

    Phone: (08) 9194 9577

    Time: 8.10am

    Venue: St Mary's College Undercover Area, 1 Dakas Street

    St Mary’s College will celebrate NAIDOC week with a week of activities that will promote Indigenous languages and culture local to the Kullarri region and beyond. All students and their families are invited to join us at our schools assembly on Friday 30th June where there will be a showcase of stories song, dance and other cultural practices.


    Event: Roebuck Primary School NAIDOC Cup

    Organisation: Roebuck Primary School

    Phone: 0400 572 696

    Time: 1pm

    Venue: Roebuck Primary School, Cnr Spoonbill Ave & Sanderling Dr, Roebuck Estate

    Roebuck Primary school will finish the term with the annual NAIDOC Cup Football Match. Come and cheer us on.

  • Saturday July 1

    Event: Kullarri NAIDOC Ball and Awards Ceremony

    (Tickets $40 on sale at Goolarri Media)

    Phone: (08) 9195 5333

    Time: 7pm to 11.30pm

    Venue: Broome Civic Centre, Hamersley Street

    The Kullarri NAIDOC Ball and Awards Ceremony is a formal event designed to celebrate the many and varied achievements of Indigenous people and organisations within the region.  Award winners and guests will be treated to a sumptuous sit down dinner, prepared and served by local Indigenous people and will be entertained by a number of local Indigenous artists.

  • Wednesday July 5

    Event: Kimberley Stolen Generation Aboriginal Corporation Open Day

    Phone: (08) 9193 6502

    Time: 10.30am

    Venue: KSGAC Premises, Cnr Barker & Herbert Streets

    The NAIDOC theme this year is “Language Matters” in keeping with this theme KSGAC will hold an open day which will include a light meal and refreshments, stalls and storytelling.  The Kimberley Language Resource Centre has pledged support and material for our open day celebration. Story telling will involve stories being told in language as well as English as many of our stolen generation Elders have actually lost language. This will include a traditional welcome to country by Yawuru, a smoking ceremony, entertainment and the public can also view the Art healing work that is being done at KSGAC.

  • Friday July 7

    Event: Helping Minds Verandah Style Open Day

    Phone: (08) 9193 6600

    Time: 12pm to 1pm

    Venue: Helping Minds Broome Office, 2/40 Dampier Terrace

    All are welcome to attend Helping minds Veranda style Open day. Come along, have some lunch and have a chat to our staff.

  • Saturday July 8

    Event: WKFL NAIDOC Round - Broome Saints VS Peninsula Bombers

    Phone: 0417 094 287

    Time: 1Gates open 12pm, game starts at 4pm

    Venue: Haynes Oval

    The annual NAIDOC Football match sees traditional rivals Broome Saints and the Peninsula Bombers go head to head in the chase for the perpetual Kullarri NAIDOC trophy. Both clubs have close ties with the Kullarri Indigenous community and this is a much anticipated match for the clubs.

  • More Events

    For information on how our local schools and training centres are further celebrating NAIDOC for the immediate community please contact them directly:


    • Broome Primary School
    • Broome North Primary School
    • Broome Senior High School
    • Cable Beach Primary School
    • Roebuck Primary School
    • St Mary’s College
    • North Regional TAFE


    For information on how our remote communities are celebrating NAIDOC please contact the following communities directly:


    • Ardyaloon One Arm Point
    • Beagle Bay
    • Bidyadanga La Grange
    • Djarindjin
    • Lombadina


    (08) 9192 1352

    (08) 9195 3000

    (08) 9192 2502

    (08) 9193 5644

    (08) 9192 3377

    (08) 9194 9560

    1300 996 573

    (08) 9192 4930

    (08) 9192 4913

    (08) 9192 4995

    (08) 9192 4940

    (08) 9192 4936


Email: reception@gme.com.au


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