Thu 9 Jul 2020 to Sun 12 Jul 2020

While in-person NAIDOC Week events have been postponed until November, coming together is still instrumental to healing. There are a few ways that you can celebrate NAIDOC Week online this weekend, including the Vic NAIDOC 2020 Concert “Always Was Always Will Be”, happening this Saturday from 6.30pm on Facebook, YouTube and via

The huge line-up includes Archie Roach, Troy Cassar-Daley, Kutcha Edwards, Lady Lash, Mau Power, Scott Darlow, Alice Skye, Shiralee Hood, Dion Williams, Allara and much more - plus a yarn or two - all streamed from Hamer Hall to your living room. You can find more information here.


You can also get amongst the after party, happening on Zoom and with PBS volunteer DJ T-Roy behind the decks. Clothing The Gap will be doing hourly giveaways for best dancer, and you can add songs to the afterparty playlist here:

Doors open at 9pm this Saturday, July 11. To join the party, follow these steps:

1. Click here:
Password: vicnaidoc
2. Download ZOOM (best viewing is from a laptop)
3. Select Connect Audio
4. Turn your camera ON or OFF (you can't win a dance prize if they can't see you)
5. Connect device/laptop to your sound system (Tip, connect display to your TV screen!)

The Vic NAIDOC Concert is presented in partnership by Victorian NAIDOC, Arts Centre Melbourne, 3KND, VACCHO and the Victorian Government. The event organisers acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which Arts Centre Melbourne stands, the Woiwurrung and Boonwurrung people of the Kulin Nation. 

This acknowledgement is extended to all Clans of the 38 plus Nations in Victoria, and to all First Peoples. We pay our respect to each of you and honour all Elders past, present and future.