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Dr Virginia Marshall portrait

Overturning aqua nullius – securing Aboriginal water rights

22 Feb 2017

The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG officially launched the latest Aboriginal Studies Press publication, Overturning aqua nullius, in Sydney today.

presenters speaking to the group at the aiatsis native title law workshop

AIATSIS hosts native title law workshop

20 Feb 2017

Native title lawyers from eight NTRBs from across Australia gathered at AIATSIS for two days of intensive native title law discussions recently.

image of back of a ute and a water drum with a sign on it in bushland taken from the cover of the report

Authorisation and decision-making in native title

16 Feb 2017

Our latest AIATSIS Research Publication, Authorisation and decision-making in native title by Nick Duff, is now available as a free download.

'The malaka's (superintendent's) house', by Larry Jungarrayi, from The Warlpiri Drawings 1953-54, Meggitt Collection, AIATSIS

Warlpiri Drawings included on Memory of the World Register

9 Feb 2017

The collection of artworks known as the Warlpiri Drawings, held by AIATSIS, was inscribed on the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register in a ceremony in Canberra today.

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Mar

AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference 2017

The AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference 2017 ’Impact, Engagement, Transformation’ will...

5
Jun

National Native Title Conference 2017

In 2017 the annual National Native Title Conference will be convened by AIATSIS and the North...

Yatdjuligin book launch

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Stanner Award

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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.