26 January is coming.

Written byKatrina Ross
Published on24 Jan, 2024


Resources to support the sector preparing for January 26.

26 January has many meanings for people. If you want to learn more there are wonderful resources, words of wisdom and stories of courage that we can read or view to prepare for this day. Some are listed below.

1. Learn about Australia Day from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspective in this story from ABC 7:30 Report.

First Nations Reflections: 7:30 Report

2. Listen to Frontier War Stories – a podcast dedicated to truth-telling about a side of Australian that has been left out of the history books.

3. Listen to Professor Judy Atkinson speak about The Value of Deep Listening – The Aboriginal Gift to the Nation – TEDxSydney.

The Value of Deep Listening – The Aboriginal Gift to The Nation: TEDx

4. Bunyarabulgalma Youth App is great local resource which includes meditations and affirmations. Available on

5. Reach inside and sit with your feelings with this Aboriginal Healing Meditation session.

Aboriginal Healing Meditation

If you need support:

  • Call 13YARN on 13 92 76 (24 hours/7 days) to talk with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Crisis Support worker. This crisis line is a free and confidential service or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
  • WellMob hosts online resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander frontline health and wellbeing workers.
This article has been created by Social Futures Community Sector Support Team, with the support of Social Futures staff. If you would like to discuss this article please contact [email protected]