At QCDFVR this week, we recognise NAIDOC Week 2018: Sunday 8 July to Sunday 15 July.
This year’s theme- Because of her, we can! – is a very fitting one for QCDFVR. So often the focus of our work is in highlighting the high prevalence and complex nature of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Yet, NAIDOC Week reminds us to celebrate the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are making to our nation. It’s a chance to acknowledge the role played by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in our cultural, social and political landscapes- and the fact that for more than 65,000 years they have sustained the oldest continuing culture on our planet.