NAIDOC Celebrations

NAIDOC Family Fun Day will return to Miller Square in 2024!

Join us for free family friendly activities, performances, games and workshops. Come down and enjoy some garden games with the whole family.

NAIDOC Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This year's theme, For Our Elders celebrates the contribution of Elders. Across every generation, our Elders have played, and continue to play, an important role and hold a prominent place in our communities and families.

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Where will the NAIDOC Family Fun Day be held?

The NAIDOC Family Fun Day celebration will be held at Miller Square (36Woodward Crescent, Miller NSW 2168). The event will feature performances, workshops, local community vendors and services.

Is this a family friendly event?

Yes, this is a family friendly event.

Is the NAIDOC Family Fun Day a free to enter event?

Yes, entry to this event is free.

What time does the event start?

The event will comment on 10 July at 10am and will finish at 3pm.

What is going to be at the event?

The Family Fun Day will feature live performances from First Nations people, giveaways and kids activities from local community organisations.

Is there parking? How do I get there?

There is limited street parking available at Miller Square. We recommend attendees park at Miller Shopping Plaza or use public transport.

The site is serviced from Liverpool station via the 802 route. Bus stops are directly opposite to the event site. The T80 Transitway (Miller) is also located close by to the event site.

Will I be searched upon entry?

Security bag checks will be enforced upon entry to the event. Please check our “prohibited items” list below to ensure you are aware of what not to bring to the NAIDOC Family Fun Day event.

For safety reasons, Council staff, event crew and security reserve the right to check your bags upon entry and during the event and will confiscate any prohibited items such as alcohol or weapons.

Will there be food? Are there vegetarian/vegan/gluten free options?

There will be a free BBQ with limited selection and only while stocks last.

Does this event have alcohol?

This is an alcohol-free event and as such, any alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited.

Can I smoke at this event?

Smoking is not permitted at this event.

Can I bring an esky / barbecues / shade structures?

For safety reasons, you are unable to bring your own esky/barbecue or shade structures.

Any stallholders bringing a shade structure must have approval from Events staff prior to bringing it on site.

What items are prohibited?

Items prohibited at the NAIDOC Family Fun Day include:

  • Alcohol and illicit substances of any kind;
  • Glass bottles, glassware or breakable containers;
  • Drones or any other remote-controlled devices;
  • Bicycles, scooters, skateboards or skates;
  • Animals (excluding service animals);
  • Eskies, barbecues or shade structures;
  • Weapons of any kind, including any item that can be used as a projectile;
  • Knives or scissors;
  • Fireworks, sparklers or flares;
  • Laser pointers;
  • Cameras and recording devices for commercial use (unless prior approve by Council; and
  • Other items deemed by security, police or event coordinators as having potential to cause injury or public nuisance.

Can I bring my pet?

Dogs are allowed on site so long as they are kept on a leash and are well behaved. Council will not tolerate any aggressive behaviour or excessive barking and owners must clean up after their pets. If this is not adhered to, Council staff reserve the right to remove dogs from the event site at any time.

We are expecting many young families at this event and any pets attending must be accustomed to children.

Can I take photos/film at the event?

Photos can be taken for personal use. We encourage attendees to post photos to social media and tag @LiverpoolCityCouncil and use the hashtag #lovelivo.

Professional photography (including the use of tripods for safety reasons) will not be permitted without prior consent from Liverpool City Council’s Communications Team.

Are there ATMs on site?

ATM’s will not be available on site.

I’m a local resident – how will this affect me?

There are no road closures in place for this event and very minimal traffic conditions in place.

What happens if it rains?

The show must go on! If weather conditions become extreme and pose risk to attendees, performers and crew, the event may be cancelled. Notification will be provided via Council’s social media channels.

Who should I contact if I have any further questions?

You can drop a line to the Events Team at events@liverpool.nsw.gov.au