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2015

AIATSIS launches new website

16 Mar 2015

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) has a brand new website. When AIATSIS formed in 1964, we set out on a journey to preserve the knowledge, culture and histories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait...

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Minister announces new Council members

4 Mar 2015

The Minister for Education and Training, the Hon. Christopher Pyne announces the appointment of five new members to AIATSIS Council. Donisha Duff – is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander woman from Thursday Island descended from Moa and...

1965 Freedom Ride online exhibition

New Freedom Ride exhibition takes us back to 1965

2 Mar 2015

The online exhibition presents quotes from SAFA president, the late Charlie Perkins, and fellow freedom rider Anne Curthoys A new revitalised online exhibition exposing the racial tensions and poor living conditions for Aboriginal people in...

Gurindji elder Jimmy Manngayarri (Kurrajnginyi)

Sharing knowledge on Mother Language Day

21 Feb 2015

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) through its digitisation program has unearthed the historically and culturally relevant Gurindji language recordings in time for International Mother Language Day....

2014

From left to right: Professor Mick Dodson, Dr Rosemary Bryant, Dr Michael Adams, Dr Odette Best, Dr Ray Lovett, and the Hon. Warren Snowdon, MP.

Yatdjuligin: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery launched

27 Nov 2014

From left to right: Professor Mick Dodson, Dr Rosemary Bryant, Dr Michael Adams, Dr Odette Best, Dr Ray Lovett, and the Hon. Warren Snowdon, MP. AIATSIS launches an important and relevant book, Yatdjuligin: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

Mick Adams with his new book Men's Business

New book sheds light on a silent killer

25 Nov 2014

Cover of Mick Adams new book 'Men's Business'. A ground-breaking study of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men’s sexual and reproductive health findings by AIATSIS Indigenous Research Fellow Dr Michael Adams, Men’s...

The Country in Colour exhibition is almost fully installed ahead of the opening day Tuesday 25 November. (L – R) Costa Nikolakopoulos, John Paul Janke and Alison French discuss the artwork West MacDonnell Ranges, by Lenie Namatjira.

Namatjira Family art exhibition and market day

24 Nov 2014

The Country in Colour exhibition is almost fully installed ahead of the opening day Tuesday 25 November. (L – R) Costa Nikolakopoulos, John Paul Janke and Alison French discuss the artwork West MacDonnell Ranges, by Lenie Namatjira....

AIATSIS Research Fellow, Dr Ray Lovett, will lead a small team tasked with conducting a literature review that will consolidate existing knowledge, practice and responses to violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.

AIATSIS research helps create safer communities

24 Nov 2014

Dr Ray Lovett will lead a small team tasked with conducting a literature review that will consolidate existing knowledge, practice and responses to violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women AIATSIS has won an important role in...

Professor Mick Dodson AM delivers the National Press Club Address

Before It’s Too Late: a call to secure Australia’s Indigenous heritage

12 Nov 2014

At his National Press Club address, Professor Dodson said the Institute's collections are in jeopardy and announced the launch of a foundation in early 2015. Video [[nid:17471]] “Long after each of us in this room have passed on, what...

Encounters with Indigeneity

11 Nov 2014

Cover of Jeremy Beckett's 'Encounters with Indigeneity'. Writing about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples In the latest release from Aboriginal Studies Press (ASP) internationally renowned Australian scholar, Professor...

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