Metro North NAIDOC Caboolture Family Fun Day
Date: Tuesday, July 9 2019 – 9.30am until 2.30pm
Staff, patients and community members are invited to come together to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people during NAIDOC Week (7-14 July 2019).
The 2019 theme – VOICE. TREATY. TRUTH – invites you to walk with us in a movement of the Australian people for a better future. The Indigenous voice of this country is over 65,000 plus years old. Let’s work together for a shared future.
The family fun day, held at St Columban’s College at Caboolture, will feature a Welcome to Country, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dancing and singing, cultural workshops and plenty of health stallholders.
There will also be a free sausage sizzle, animal farm, jumping castle, face painting and rock climbing.
9.30am – 10.30am
Welcome to Country by Kabi Kabi and Gubbi Gubbi dance performance. Official opening by Metro North A/CE Jackie Hanson and Metro North Board to discuss and launch Better Together Health Plan 2019-2022
10.30am – 11.30am
Special Guest Joe Williams “Enemy within Session”
11.30am – 1.00pm
Cultural workshops, dancing, basket weaving and face painting
12.00pm – 1.00pm
Conversations with Metro North in college music room
1.00pm – 1.30pm
Malu Kiai Mura Buai Torres Strait Islander dance performance
1.30pm – 2pm
Yarning with Joe Williams, story sharing with local Elders
Register to become a stallholder
Last year, over 75 stallholders took part in the NAIDOC Week gathering at Caboolture. The event provides health, government and non-government organisations the opportunity to engage with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients, families and the wider community.
Stallholder registrations close on Monday 10 June 2019.
Date: Tuesday, July 9 2019
Location: St Columban’s College Auditorium and Grounds, 100 McKean St, Caboolture QLD 4510
Time: 9.30am until 2.30pm
Cost: Free community event
If you have any questions or require further information, contact (07) 3139 3235 or email A_TSIHU_MNHHS@health.qld.gov.au
Please promote the event amongst your networks. Last year, over 2,000 community members joined the celebration and we hope to see many more attend the event in 2019.