Events, Social Clubs and Support Groups

The City hosts regular activities, events and programs for Aboriginal people in Cockburn. These include annual events such as NAIDOC and Reconciliation Week as well as regular programs such as the Kwobarup Social Club and the My Time, Our Time group.

Reconciliation Week - We're all in this together

27 May-3 June 2020

This is a time for reflection and a time to come together. It's the ongoing journey that reminds us that while generations of Australians have fought hard for change, future gains are likely to take just as much effort. 

The City has no events scheduled due to COVID-19 but you can still get involved in any of the following ways:

For more ways to get involved, follow Reconciliation Australia on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.

Annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Events

The City hosts annual NAIDOC and Reconciliation Week programs. For a full list of activities during these weeks, please visit the Events Calendar.

Regular Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Programs

Kwobarup Social Club

The Kwobarup Social Club opens in a new window is for seniors and people with disability, of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent. The Club provides transport and meals and gives people a chance to get out of the house, create and maintain friendships, pursue hobbies and interests, exercise and be involved in their community.

My time: Me time

My Time, Me Time is a support group for Aboriginal parents and grandparents. The group shares experiences and learning about family connection over food and friendships. The group meets each Tuesday during school terms from 12pm to 2pm at the Coolbellup Community Hub at 90 Cordelia Avenue in Coolbellup.The session includes free child care.

My Time, Me Time is an Australian Government initiative, which is organised by the Parenting Research Centre and locally coordinated and supported by Ngala Community Services.


Storylines explores the last 125 years of Aboriginal history through the State Library of WA’s heritage collections. View photographs and learn more about Aboriginal people and places. For more information or to help identify people and places in the collection email or visit the Storylines WA website opens in a new window.

More information and contact

For more information on activities, events and programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, please contact the City’s Aboriginal Community Development Officer on 08 9411 3444 or at Please see the City’s Events Calendar for a full list of events in Cockburn.

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Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.