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FUNDING BOOST FOR NAIDOC CELEBRATIONS

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FUNDING BOOST FOR NAIDOC CELEBRATIONS

Member for Lismore Thomas George has today announced $7,500 will be allocated to organisations across the electorate to help celebrate NAIDOC Week in 2018.

Mr George was pleased to inform the following organisations that they were successful in their application for the NSW Government’s NAIDOC Week Grants:

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“NAIDOC Week is an important opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the tremendous achievements of Aboriginal people across our electorate and all across the state,” Mr George said.

“I look forward to seeing the success of these NAIDOC Week celebrations.”

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Sarah Mitchell said more than 120 grants have been awarded for NAIDOC Week 2018, which runs from 8 to 15 July.

“I am very much looking forward to NAIDOC Week and all of the celebrations across the state and I am particularly excited for this year’s theme, ‘Because of her, we can!’” Ms Mitchell said.

“The NSW Government is proud to support the recognition and celebration of Aboriginal women under the NAIDOC Week theme for 2018 and we are committed to continually recognise the contribution and achievements of Aboriginal communities right across the state.”

For more information about NAIDOC Week, visit www.naidoc.org.au.