2019 Calendar of significant dates

Events of significance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are listed below.

1 January to 30 June 2019

DateEvent
26 January 2019Yabun Festival
5 February 2019Safer Internet Day
12 February 2019The Freedom Ride 
13 February 2019Anniversary of the Apology
21 February 2019International Mother Language Day
3 March 2019Clean Up Australia Day
15 March 2019National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence
20 March 2019National Storytelling Day
20 March 2019International Day of Happiness
21 March 2019National Close the Gap Day
21 March 2019Harmony Day
5 April 2019Anniversary of the Bringing Them Home Report
15 April 2019Anniversary of the Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Report
17 April 2019Anniversary of the Appin Massacre
25 April 2019ANZAC Day
26 May 2019National Sorry Day
27 May 2019National Reconciliation Week (27 May - 3 June)
27 May 2019Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum
1 June 2019International Children's Day
3 June 2019Mabo Day
5 June 2019World Environment Day

1 July to 31 December 2019

DateEvent
1 July 2019Coming to the Light
6 July 2019NAIDOC Week Awards
7 July 2019NAIDOC Week (7-14 July)
4 August 2019National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day
9 August 2019World Indigenous People's Day
12 August 2019UN International Youth Day
4 September 2019Indigenous Literacy Day
13 September 2019Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People
29 September 2019NSW Koori Rugby League Knockout (29 Sept - 1 Oct) - TBC
11 November 2019Remembrance Day
22 November 2019White Ribbon Day
24 November 2019Social inclusion week (24 Nov - 2 Dec) - TBC
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