A morning tea and panel discussion will be held at the University of Wollongong on Monday exploring the NAIDOC Week (July 8-15) theme, ‘Because Of Her, We Can!’
Academics and professional staff will share their experiences and discuss the contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made to the nation’s history, culture and families.
The July 9 event runs from 10am to 12pm at Discovery Space Gallery (building 21).
On Friday, July 13 proud Gunai woman, author and primary school teacher Kirli Saunders, launches her first children’s picture book, The Incredible Freedom Machines, at the Early Start Discovery Space building at UOW.
She will also do a public reading of the book, illustrated by Matt Ottley. The event starts at 10am.