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July 1: Gold Coast Marathon

Anita will be running her 3rd (and she says last!) marathon and raising awareness and funds for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. If you'd like to support her and the ILF, click this link and hit the 'Give Now' button or simply share her page with your networks.

 

July 3: Keynote: Aboriginal Education Conference (Sydney Opera House)

Anita will be presenting the keynote on her writing journey, literacy and this year's NAIDOC theme of "Because of Her, We Can".

 

July 4 & 5: CEO NAIDOC Celebrations (Townsville, FNQ)

Anita will be working with Catholic Education students and staff in Townsville, celebrating this year's NAIDOC Week theme "Because of Her, We Can".

 

July 7: YA Book Meet (Sydney via Skype)

2.30pm: Anita will be Skyping into Dymocks 424 George St Sydney for a YA Book Meet about 'Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia'. It's free to attend on site, but please book your seat here.

 

July 11: National NAIDOC Conference (Sydney)

Anita will be presenting an address and workshop at the conference celebrating the NAIDOC theme: Because of Her, We Can. Registrations for the conference are now open here.

 

July 25: Indooroopilly HS NAIDOC celebration (Brisbane)

Anita is guest speaker for NAIDOC events at Indro High as they celebrate "Because of Her, We Can".

 

July 28: Outback Marathon (Yulara, NT)

Anita will return to Uluru this year (following last year's marathon and the 2016 half-marathon). She'll only run the 11km but will be cheering on the rest of the Epic Good Foundation's #TeamEpic as they cross the line while raising funds for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

 

August 5: What Women Want (Byron Bay)

11.30am: Join Anita, Lisa Walker, Hannah Richell and Victoria Purman at the Byron Bay Writers Festival as they talk writing by and for women. The full BBWF program is here!

 

August 5: Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia (Byron Bay)

3.15pm: Join Anita, Allen Clarke, Tony Birch and Delta Kay at the Byron Bay Writers Festival. The full program is available here.

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