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Image acknowledgements:

March 8th, International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day in Egypt, Al Jazeera English,  CC-BY-SA-2.0

March 8th, Indigenous Fashion Runway
Samantha Harris at the The Ivy Ballroom in Sydney, Eva Rinaldi. CC-BY-SA-2.0

March 11th, Spirit Festival SA
Didgeridoo, Graham Crumb, CC-BY-SA-3.0

April 10th – 19th, National Youth Week
‘Hands’ copied from National Youth Week website –

May 12th -14th, NAPLAN test days
Image taken from ‘Classroom for photos for the first day of the NAPLAN tests’, Indooroopilly State School, Photo by Steve Pohlner / Newsphotos,

May 26th, National Sorry Day
Sorry – On Australia Day, Spud Murphy, CC-BY-SA-2.0

June 3rd, Mabo Day
Eddie Mabo,  Mrs Fernandez,!__gallery. CC-BY-SA-2.0

June 5th, World Environment Day
Sturt’s Desert Pea. Courtesy of Lisa Lawton. All Rights Reserved.

June 19th, Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival
Australia: Aboriginal Culture 015, Steve Evans, CC-BY-SA-2.0

July 5th, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday – Catholic Church
Last supper – Copyright of the Catholic Education Office of Western Australia. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

August 22nd, Children’s Book Week
Cover of 16th edition of Seven Little Australians – an Australian novel by Ethel Turner, first published in 1894. 16th edition 1912. Book illustrations by J. MacFarlane, CC-PD-Mark

Detail taken from Golden Grove Football at One Tree Hill, David Cronin/ Newsphotos

September 25th, Cathy Freeman Olympic Gold Medal Anniversary
Cathy Freeman, Jason Pini, CC-BY-SA-2.0

October 3rd, AFL Grand Final Day
Cyril Riolo, Jack,, CC-BY-SA-2.0

November 11th, Remembrance Day
Poppy png, Jeanmaryanne, CC-BY-SA-3.0

November 21st to 27th, Schoolies Week 1
Schools Out for Summer – free school vector by License: CC 3.0 Attribution

December 22nd, Native Title Bill passed in the Senate in 1993
[Portion of] Men’s Native Title Painting, Spinifex Arts Community Collection,