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Hundreds march through Rockhampton streets for NAIDOC week

NAIDOC street march in Rockhampton 14th July, 2014. Photo Sharyn O'Neill / The Morning Bulletin
NAIDOC street march in Rockhampton 14th July, 2014. Photo Sharyn O'Neill / The Morning Bulletin Sharyn O'Neill

HUNDREDS of Rockhampton residents gathered this morning at the Town Hall to prepare for what organisers are calling the city's biggest NAIDOC march.

Traditional dancers got marchers in the mood with a native dance, before the procession made its way along East St, across the Fitzroy Bridge and then onto the Rockhampton Cricket Ground.

People in the crowd aired their thoughts on what NAIDOC week meant to them.

The Morning Bulletin recorded comments from a traditional dancer and also the Aurizon candidate for NAIDOC person of the year, Laurie Anno.

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