Lan­guage mat­ters

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -

QUEENS­LAND is cel­e­brat­ing the rich lan­guages and cul­tures of Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Is­lan­der com­mu­ni­ties dur­ing NAIDOC Week from July 2 to 9. Premier An­nasta­cia Palaszczuk said this year’s na­tional NAIDOC Week theme, Our Lan­guages Mat­ter, had spe­cial sig­nif­i­cance in Queens­land. Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment and Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Is­lan­der Part­ner­ships Min­is­ter , Mark Furner said the spot­light was on Far North Queens­land as it pre­pares to host the premier event on the Na­tional In­dige­nous cal­en­dar.

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