Whats-on in Port Lincoln for NAIDOC Week 2019

VOICE: This year's poster for NAIDOC Week from July 7 to 14. Image supplied.

VOICE: This year's poster for NAIDOC Week from July 7 to 14. Image supplied.

Port Lincoln will host a number of events for NAIDOC Week from July 7 to 14 to honour this year's theme 'Voice, Treaty, Truth'.

Local events begin on July 5 with a community march and opening ceremony hosted by the Port Lincoln NAIDOC committee to signal the start of this year's event.

The march will meet on the foreshore near the stage on Tasman Terrace at 10:30am and will see the indigenous community and wider community march together at 11am to the Port Lincoln Yacht Club.

On July 9 Aboriginal Family Support Services will host a dress-up disco for children aged 5 to 12 at the Mallee Park Clubrooms from 2pm to 4pm. Entertainment will be by MTC Dance Studio and there will be a photo booth and prizes to be won.

Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Services will put on a community cookout on July 10 from 11am to 3pm at the Mallee Park Wombat Pit.

Kangaroo tails, a stew, damper, a barbecue, sumo suits, a jumping castle and face painting will be on offer for a gold-coin donation.

An elders lunch on July 11, for anyone above the age of 55, will be held at the Grand Tasman Hotel from 11:30am to 2pm by the Port Lincoln Aboriginal Community Council (PLACC) and the Gidja Club. Contact PLACC to book a seat by July 8.

PLACC will also host a quiz/trivia night at the Mallee Park Clubrooms on July 12 from 6:30pm for a 7pm start. Entry is $2 per person in teams of six, prizes on offer throughout the night.

The week will finish off with Mallee Park Football Club hosting the NAIDOC Ball at Mallee Park from 7pm. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased from PLACC.