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Office for Women

Aboriginal women

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people — please be aware this website may contain names, images and voices of deceased persons.

Gladys Elphick Awards

The Gladys Elphick Awards are the first South Australian Aboriginal Awards to be created for and by Aboriginal women and there are lots of women within our communities who are making a difference.


NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life.

NAIDOC Week activities

Reconciliation Week

Reconciliation Australia for a reconciled, just and equitable Australia

SA Native Title Services Welcome to Country

Welcome to Country and Acknowledgement of Country including interactive map tool to check whose country you are on

The Office for Women acknowledges and respects Aboriginal people as the state’s first people and nations and recognises Aboriginal people as traditional owners and occupants of South Australian land and waters.

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