Joining celebration of Naidoc Week
NSW SES is proud to celebrate Naidoc Week 2016 running from July 3-10.
Celebrations for Naidoc are held across Australia each year to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
As part of these celebrations, we are pleased to have the opportunity to thank our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members for their service to NSW SES and our communities.
We also acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the first peoples of this land with a rich and continuous culture.
We are committed to demonstrating how much we value our indigenous cultural heritage and the diverse identities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people.
We want to ensure that our organisation is welcoming for everyone to be part of. Taking the time to reflect on the importance of Naidoc Week for our country is one way we can all do this.
This year to celebrate Naidoc Week, the NSWSES Clarence Nambucca Region provided boats and operators for guided bushwalks on Susan Island on Sunday, July 3 and attended the flag raising ceremonies at Maclean on Monday, July 4 and at Grafton on Wednesday, July 6.
In addition, Grafton, Ulmarra and Clarence Nambucca Region Units were part of the Naidoc Family Fun Day yesterday held at the Grafton Showground.
Members were present to provide information about how to be StormSafe, demonstrate what to include in a home emergency kit and answer general questions about the NSW SES.
We were proud to attend these important ceremonies alongside our local communities.
A big thank you and congratulations go to the organisers of the Clarence Valley Naidoc Week celebrations - a really great week of events enjoyed by all.