Brimbank,
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June
2019
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Isaiah Firebrace and The Sapphires highlights of NAIDOC Week 2019 in Brimbank

Summary

An official flag raising ceremony, a performance by Isaiah Firebrace, and The Sapphires musical play live on stage will be amongst the highlights of NAIDOC Week in Brimbank this year (7-14 July 2019).

An official flag raising ceremony, performances by Pirritu and Isaiah Firebrace, and The Sapphires musical play live on stage will be amongst the highlights of NAIDOC Week in Brimbank this year (7-14 July 2019).

Mayor of Brimbank, Cr Lucinda Congreve said Council has planned a full program of events for NAIDOC Week in 2019.

“Brimbank’s annual NAIDOC Week celebrations recognises the unique and important place Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have in our community.

“Our annual flag raising ceremony will once again be held outside of the Brimbank Community and Civic Centre in Sunshine and will include a performance by Ngiyampaa man and First Nations singer-songwriter, Pirritu (Brett Lee).

“I invite all interested community members to come along to this special ceremony in support of Brimbank’s local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

“We also have some amazing performances and workshops happening, including Isaiah Firebrace: Live and Beyond, and a performance of the multiple award-winning musical play and film, The Sapphires live on stage at The Bowery Theatre.

“There will also be some fantastic workshops for children at our libraries,” Cr Congreve said.

NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The week is celebrated by all Australians and is a great opportunity to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

What's on

Flag raising ceremony and morning tea

  • Friday 12 July 2019, 10am-11.30amLevel 1, Sunshine Library, 301 Hampshire Road, SunshineNo charge.

Isaiah Firebrace: Live and Beyond

Kinder Dreaming with Western Creation (No charge):

  • Monday 8 July, 2pm-2.30pm,Deer Park Library, 4 Neale Road, Deer Park
  • Thursday 11 July, 2pm-2.30pmSt Albans Library, 71A Alfrieda Street, St Albans
  • Saturday 13 July, 2pm-2.30pmSydenham Library, 1 Station Street, Watergardens Town Centre, Taylors Lakes

Kinder Dreaming - Art and Storytelling with Monica Weightman (No charge):

  • Wednesday 10 July, 2pm-2.40pmKeilor Library 704B Old Calder Hwy Service Rd, Keilor VIC 3036
  • Thursday 11 July, 2pm-2.40pmSunshine Library, 301 Hampshire Rd, Sunshine VIC 3020

The Sapphires

  • Thursday 11 July, 8pm, The Bowery Theatre, Princess Street, St AlbansAdult: $42, Concession: $35, Child: $32, Group 6+: $32, Family of 4: $140Bookings: bowerystacc.com.au or 9249 4600

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