NAIDOC WEEK: Proserpine Indigenous Reference Group members Preston McAvoy, Agnes Boyd, Sarah McAvoy, Fiona Maza, Sue West, Keisha McEwan and Kalila Parter.
NAIDOC WEEK: Proserpine Indigenous Reference Group members Preston McAvoy, Agnes Boyd, Sarah McAvoy, Fiona Maza, Sue West, Keisha McEwan and Kalila Parter. Claudia Alp

NAIDOC Week celebrations mean family fun day at Dingo Beach

THE Proserpine Indigenous Reference Group will be ending NAIDOC Week celebrations with a family fun day at Dingo Beach.

NAIDOC Week runs from July 8-15 and is held annually to recognise the significant history, culture and contributions of the indigenous members of our community.

This year's theme is "Because of her, we can”, which celebrates the essential role that indigenous women play and have played in the past as active role models in the community.

The family fun day will get under way from 10am and run until 3pm with music, dance and storytelling.

Families are invited to demonstrate their creative skills in competitive sandcastle-building and a fishing competition and kids can bounce the day away on the jumping castle.

A raffle will be held on the day, with exceptional prizes to be won.

A free bus will be leaving Proserpine for Dingo Beach at 9am but seating is limited.

To book a seat on the bus, phone Kalila Parter on 0439 791 543.

FAMILY FUN:

  • WHEN: Saturday, July 14, 10am-3pm
  • WHERE: Dingo Beach
  • COST: Free family event
  • TRANSPORT: Free bus from Proserpine, 9am

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