Goyder Pavilion, Wayville Showgrounds
Closing the Gap Day 2020 Postponed
At the direction Communicable Disease Control Branch of SA Health, we must unfortunately confirm the rescheduling of this year’s Closing the Gap Day due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) concerns.
While this decision comes at a time of universal uncertainty, we take the safety of our staff, partners and community very seriously. We urge everyone to follow the guidelines and protocols put forth by public health officials.
Further details will be announced regarding the event’s re-scheduling later in the year. Click here to read the full media release
OUR HEALTH – OUR VOICE – OUR CHOICE
Closing the Gap Day is a time for all Australians to come together and commit to achieving health equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. This event is closely aligned with the National Close the Gap campaign, led by ANTaR.
Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of live entertainment, great food and information sharing from a range of local health and support service providers.
Featuring MC Michael O’Loughlin, Sydney Swans super star & AFL Hall of Fame member. Michael will guide event goers through an exciting range of live stage performances from musicians and dance groups including Vonda Last and Mikhail Laxton.
Get a free health check, learn about new services available for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people and enjoy some delicious food and entertainment with your friends and family.
Kids can enjoy a range of exciting activities including giant inflatable AFL games (agility zone, kicking challenge and specky challenge), petting zoo, jumping castle, face painting and much, much more.
The free event is co-funded by the Adelaide Primary Health Network (PHN) and event partners, Nunkuwarrin Yunti, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network’s (NALHN) Watto Purrunna Aboriginal Primary Health Care Service and Cancer Council SA.
MC Michael O’Loughlin
Delicious FREE lunch! Traditional delights infused with native herbs and spices
Free 715 General Health Checks
Henna Tattoo Artists
Ngangkari Traditional Healers
Petting Zoo, Jumping Castle, Face Painting & More for the Kids
Where to find us
Goyder Pavilion,Adelaide Showgrounds
Sonder is proud of its association with the Closing the Gap program and we see Closing the Gap Day as a vital step to increasing the health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people ad this celebration is one way to bring the community together to have fun and talk about what needs to be done to make people well
An outstanding event year, after year, bringing the community and health professionals together with one common goal in mind
It was great to see our mob come together and showcase what is available for them and their family.