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This is your landing page for all information to assist you in coming to Darwin, attending Puliima and making the most of your Top End visit.

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Where

Darwin's traditional owners, the Larrakia people, are prominent and active members of the community, and many still adhere closely to their traditional beliefs and customs. Darwin has evolved from its days as an incredibly laid back frontier town and while it still retains its relaxed charm, it has become a highly sophisticated city.

The event is being held at the Darwin Convention Centre, 10 Stokes Hill Rd, Darwin City, NT 0800. This is located in the Darwin waterfront precinct.

 

Getting Here

It is each delegates responsibility to arrange their own travel to and from Darwin and their accommodation during the conference and workshops.

We have partnered with Tourism Top End to assist with supporting your travel arrangements, being in Darwin and take advantage of having your own Top End experience. Please follow the link below to the dedicated Darwin Welcomes PULiiMA Delegates package.

Getting to the Northern Territory is easy. Darwin is only a three to four hour flight from most Australian capital cities. Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Tiger Air and Air North all fly regularly to Darwin.

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Direct Link: https://www.tourismtopend.com.au/PULiiMA-2019 

Discover Darwin and the surrounding area

 

When

For your planning note the following Puliima relevant dates

The Puliima conference is made up of two components:

1. Pre-conference workshops - Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th August 2019 

Intensive workshops held on Monday and Tuesday. These are limited in numbers. Requires pre-registration to attend. Registration date for these workshops "To be advised". Workshops are only available to Puliima Conference delegates.

2. The Conference - Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd August 2019

Held on Wednesday and Thursday with Gala event on the Wednesday eveing

Conference closes 5pm Thursday

Registration

Will be open at a date to be advised, but you can start your planning with the help of the information here or contact our Puliima Team directly for further discussion.

Any questions? Please do not hesitate to contact us. 


Climate

Darwin enjoys a perennial summer with a unique climate that boasts near perfect weather from May to September (the ‘dry season') with clear blue skies, cool nights, and warm, temperate days around 30 degrees celsius.


 

What else is happening in Darwin

 

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PUBLIC EVENT: PULiiMA PANEL 

PULiiMA: Making Voice
Sunday 18 August @ 1.30-2.30pm
Charles Darwin University

As part of the Darwin Festival, PULiiMA has organised a special panel of speakers from the conference to share their stories with the general public. These speakers include: Candace Kaleimamoowahinekapu Galla (Native Hawaiian), Phillemon Mosby (Torres Strait Islands), Karina Lester (Yankunytjatjara Anangu, South Australia), Leitha Assan (Torres Strait Islands) and Daryn McKenny (Gamillaray, and PULiiMA event director) who will discuss their experiences and ideas with Festival audiences.

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DISCOUNT OFFER TO SEE TROY KINGI

PULIiMA 2019 delegates also receive a discount to see Troy Kingi perform at part of the Darwin Festival.

After the backyard blues and psychedelic sci-fi soul of his first two albums, Māori actor and musician Troy Kingi heads across the ditch with a swag of awards and a new record on the way. Expect a hard-hitting early roots reggae sound and powerful lyrics that focus on issues affecting the world’s Indigenous peoples. Kingi will be a recognisable face for those who saw The Hunt for the Wilderpeople, but onstage with a guitar in his hand he’s sure to cast a spell over music lovers.

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Sponsors

Our sponsors are valued contributors to the success of this event and will play an important role throughout the week conference. Their support and acknowledgement of the value of our languages is deeply appreciated, particularly during this International Year of Indigenous Languages.

 

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Media Partner

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Supporters

We would like to acknowledge the following organisations and their support for PULiiMA 2019

 

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