Here’s the Invasion and Survival Day marches and events happening near you this year


Whether you plan to march on that day or attend a smoking ceremony, here’s what you need to know about the planned Invasion Day rallies and other Survival Day events taking place in capital cities across the country.


starts at Forest pursuit in the city of Perth. It must start at 3 p.m.
Also takes place in Boorloo , organized by Aboriginal Shows and Productions. The event runs from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Further north in Rubibi (Broome), is at Gimme Club.

It is a ticketed event, but children under 10 are free. The gates open at 2:30 PM.


will start at 7 hourswith a smoking ceremony Tarntanya Wama (Older Park).
There will be an Bee Tarndanyangga/Victoria Square from 12:00-4:30 p.m.

Tarndanya Invasion Day rally participants. Credit: Peter Doherty


In Meanjin, an invasion day march begins at Queen’s Gardens on George Street 10 hours.
Triple A Murri Country will also host its annual Original 100 music radio program.

So after the march you can go to Musgrave Park and listen.

It will be up north in Townsville On The score.
Starting with a morning service followed by Survival Day Walk.

There will also be a showcase of art, dance, music, food and storytelling afterwards.


At the Darwin Waterfront there will be an Bee 7:50 amled by the Larrakia people.

There will also be performances and stories told by the Larrakia and the Rirratjingu Dancers from North East Arnhem Land.


The Tasmanian Aboriginal Center has from 198 Elizabeth Street departing at 10:50 am.

From there, a rally on Parliament Lawns will begin at noon.

In limilinaturi (Devonport) at 11:30 am there will be a march from Tulaminakali Health Service at 106 Best Street.
Than a Market Square (behind Paranaple Centre) at 12 noon.


The will start at victorian parliament building, Bee 11 hours.
At the Sidney Myer musical scaleFirst Nations performers perform .
Gates are opening 11 hours and the lineup includes; multiple ARIA Award winner Dan Sultan, Bumpy, the Djirri Djirri Dancer and many more.
From 12 o’clock further, takes place at The Briars, Mount Martha.
There will be market stalls and cultural dances and even performances from the likes of Mitch Tambo and Dallas Woods.
In Ballarat, one will start at 5:30 am Bee Viewpoint, Lake Wendouree.
Presenting Wadawurrung Traditional Owners event at Cozy Corner Beach, Torquay at 5:30am.

Pilk Purriyn means “sunrise” in the Wadawurrung language. There will be a welcome to Country and a smoking ceremony, along with telling the truth, traditional dance, music and song.


The Aboriginal Tent Embassy has hosted the Sovereignty Day-Isabell Coe Memorial Lecture, which begins at 9:30 in the morning.
Since 2012, the event has been held annually in the on the lawns of Old Parliament House.


Starting the day is the . From 5:20 am From then on, First Nations artwork is projected onto the sails of the Sydney Opera House.
There’s also the WugulOra (One Crowd) Bee Barangaroo Reserve which starts at 07:30. There are special performances and speeches and a smoking ceremony.
Than with Belmore Park in the CBD, a will start at 9:30 in the morning.

Annual of the city Yabun partyI’m up too Victoria ParkBroadway.

Further west, the Griffith Local Aboriginal Land Council has a at the Griffith Regional Aquatic & Leisure.
It starts at 11am and is free.
along the south coast, Bermagui takes place at Dickinson Oval, van 11 hours.
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