Invasion Day is not a date to celebrate.
Today, like any other day, is a day to pay respects and to also show kindness. For many, 26 January is a day of mourning, made more painful as others celebrate. We stand with our First Nations community and we look to their elders, past and present, for their guidance as the day is commemorated.
On 26 January, Outloud staff are given the option to come into work if they choose. Your employer may also give you this option.
Caring for your mental health on this day
I want to know more
If you’d like to better understand 26 January from First Nations perspectives, these resources may be helpful to you.
I want to get involved
- Here’s the Invasion and Survival Day marches and events happening near you this year
- Survival Day events and marches planned across Australia
- Yabun Festival
Organisations to consider donating to
- The Healing Foundation
- Aboriginal Legal Service NSW
- NPY Women’s Council
- SNAICC – National Voice for our Children