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2017

A screenshot of men working from the film Waiting for Harry.

AIAS film-maker to be honoured at film festival

17 Oct 2017

Kim McKenzie, former film-maker with the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies (AIAS), will be honoured at the Canberra International Film Festival.

2017 Wentworth Lecture

4 Oct 2017

Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM delivered the 2017 Wentworth Lecture entitled The promise of 1967: Commonwealth Public Administration of Indigenous Affairs 50 years on.

Dr Evelyn Scott AO unveiling the Pathway to Reconciliation plaque, Sydney Harbour Bridge

Vale Dr Evelyn Scott AO

22 Sep 2017

Australia has lost a genuine statesman and an icon in the passing of Dr Evelyn Scott, AO.

AIATSIS welcomes a new Chairperson

1 Sep 2017

AIATSIS welcomes Professor Michael McDaniel as the new Chairperson of the AIATSIS Council.

2017 Stanner Award winner announced

10 Aug 2017

Alice Springs-based researcher and policy officer Dr Josie Douglas was announced as the recipient of the 2017 W E H Stanner award.

Family history month at AIATSIS

4 Aug 2017

To celebrate the month AIATSIS will hold three Indigenous family history research sessions to help you with your research.

2017 Stanner Award shortlist announced

3 Aug 2017

The shortlist for the 2017 Stanner Award has been announced for the best academic manuscript written by an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander author.

AIATSIS CEO Craig Ritchie

AIATSIS CEO leads national delegation

10 Jul 2017

AIATSIS CEO Craig Ritchie will lead the Australian Government delegation to the tenth session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 10 to 14 July 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Strengthening Australia’s First Languages

7 Jul 2017

Increased access to language materials, and collaboration on and promotion of language projects are the focus of a recently signed Memorandum of Understanding

Anonymous child artist, The golden road, c. 1949. Pastel on paper, 280 x 385 mm. From the Herbert Mayer Collection of Carrolup Art, reproduced with permission of the Carrolup Elders Reference Group

Koolark koort koorliny: reconciliation, art and storytelling in an Australian Aboriginal community

20 Jun 2017

In Nyungar Country, in the south-west corner of Western Australia, reconciliation has taken a significant step forward as the whole community expe­riences the healing effect of the Carrolup artworks.

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