Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Mabo Decision

A schedule of events from 2-3 June commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the landmark High Court of Australia Mabo decision will be held in and around Townsville.

Please note these events are being organised by external individuals and organisations and may be subject to change.

Date Time Events Venue/Location
Friday 2 June 2017 9:00am – 10:30am Commemoration Ceremony of the Mabo Decision At Mabo Monument, Victoria Bridge Central Park,
Townsville City
Friday 2 June 2017 Assemble Time
10:45am- 11:30am
Commemoration Street March Assemble Perfume Gardens  then proceed along Dean Street, Denham St, Walker St to Perfume Gardens, Townsville City
Friday 2 June 2017 11:45am – 2:00pm

Reconciliation Day in the Park

  • Free Community BBQ
  • RAP Stalls and Entertainment in the Park
Perfume Gardens, Stokes &  Walker Streets, Townsville City
Saturday 3 June 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm

Unity in Community Expo
Activities include:

  • Traditional games
  • Cultural, Art and Craft, Information Stalls
  • Food Stalls
  • Traditional Games
Upper Ross PCYC Grounds, Allambie Lane Rasmussen
Saturday 3 June 2017 5:30pm-12:00pm

“Island Night”
Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Mabo Decision

  • Community Feasting and Performance Showcase
Upper Ross PCYC Hall, Allambie Lane, Rasmussen