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NAIDOC Week 2020

NAIDOC Week begins today!

This year’s theme for NAIDOC Week is ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’. The theme reflects the ancestral ties and continuing connection of Aboriginal people throughout Australia to the lands their ancestors traversed for over 60,000 years.

We recognise the Nyiyaparli people as Traditional Owners of Newman and Jigalong and Martu who join with Nyiyaparli in upholding Aboriginal traditions and culture in Jigalong.

We all benefit from the custodianship of Nyiyaparli and Martu who steward care of landscapes, language, cultures and law. This care and heritage enriches and enlivens people and communities throughout Australia.

Newman Futures seeks to reinforce these values, to build a sustainable economy that is inclusive to all. This new journey is one of mutual respect, inclusive decision-making and increased access to opportunities. Every person, street, community and organisation in Newman is invited to join the movement to grow together.