Always Was, Always Will Be. 2020 National NAIDOC logo

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The theme for 2020 is ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’ recognising that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years.

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Check out some of these great books by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers. Catalogue links include ebooks and eaudiobooks where available.

Too Much Lip book cover

Too Much Lip / Melissa Lucashenko

The Old Lie book cover

The Old Lie / Claire G. Coleman

Song of the Crocodile book cover

Song of the Crocodile / Nardi Simpson

Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia book cover

Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia / Anita Heiss (editor)

Sand Talk book cover

Sand talk : how indigenous thinking can save the world / Tyson Yunkaporta

Top End Girl book cover

Top End Girl / Miranda Tapsell

The Yield book cover

The Yield / Tara June Winch

The White Girl book cover

The White Girl / Tony Birch

Tell me why book cover

Tell me why : the story of my life and my music / Archie Roach

Truganini book cover

Truganini : journey through the apocalypse / Cassandra Pybus

Fire Front book cover

Fire front : First Nations poetry and power today / Alison Whittaker (editor)

Black is the new white book cover

Black is the new white / Nakkiah Lui


Banner attribution: 2020 National NAIDOC logo

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