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AIATSIS Portfolio Move

20 Feb 2018

On Monday 12 February 2018, the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, and the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion, announced AIATSIS will move into the Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio.

Prime Minister visits AIATSIS

16 Feb 2018

AIATSIS hosted the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, for a tour to showcase the Institute's work recently.

Melbourne Dreaming app

Discover Melbourne’s Aboriginal culture with new app

13 Feb 2018

Melbourne Dreaming, a mobile app recently launched by AIATSIS, will help locals and tourists alike discover the rich history and vibrant culture of Aboriginal Melbourne.

Vatican book launch

Australia: the Vatican Museums Indigenous collection

7 Dec 2017

Aboriginal Studies Press and the Vatican Museums will launch the co-publication Australia: the Vatican Museums Indigenous collection.

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National Native Title Conference 2018

In 2018 the National Native Title Conference will be convened by the Australian Institute of...

Yatdjuligin book launch

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Stanner Award

The Stanner Award

This award is presented biennially to the best academic manuscript written by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander author.

W C Wentworth at the first Wentworth Lecture.

Wentworth lectures

Held biennially, the lecture encourages all Australians to better understand Indigenous studies and issues that go to the heart of our nation.

Last reviewed: 13 Mar 2015