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2014

Singer songwriter Troy Brady.

ACT NAIDOC celebrations kick off with free festival

10 Jun 2014

Australia’s Got Talent finalist, ten-year-old Dean Brady and his singer-songwriter father Troy Brady will headline at this year’s NAIDOC on the Peninsula event in Canberra, Sunday 6 July.

Senator the Hon. Nigel Scullion speaking at the conference

Native Title Conference Keynote Addresses

6 Jun 2014

Convened by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) and NTSCORP Limited, and hosted by the Gumbaynggirr people, traditional owners of the Coffs Harbour region, the conference promoted public debate...

Brian Wyatt keynote speaker at National Native Title Conference.

Native Title is fundamental to our future

4 Jun 2014

“Native title is fundamental to our future, and it is fundamental to Australia’s future. I have always argued that native title is a cornerstone of all policies related to Indigenous Affairs and essential for us to achieve economic...

Ezra Mabo speaks at the National Native Title Conference

Mabo Day celebrated at Native Title Conference

3 Jun 2014

The legacy of Eddie Koiki Mabo, not only for Australia's first people but also for Indigenous people around the globe, was celebrated at the National Native Title Conference in Coffs Harbour today.

The Gumbaynggirr Elders Choir perform songs in language during the welcome reception.

National Native Title Conference kicks off in Coffs

2 Jun 2014

Professor Mick Dodson welcomed more than 600 delegates from across Australia to the annual National Native Title Conference in Coffs Harbour.

Alana Harris at After 200 Years - Parliament House

After 200 Years Revisited - Photographic Exhibit at Parliament House

26 May 2014

The After 200 Years photographic exhibition opened to the public over the weekend at Parliament House as part of 50th anniversary celebrations of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS).

Australian Heritage Council chair Professor Carmen Lawrence presents David Johnson with the 2014 Sharon Sullivan National Heritage Award.

AIATSIS member wins national heritage award

23 May 2014

Mr Dave Johnston was announced as the first Indigenous winner of the 2014 Sharon Sullivan National Heritage Award in Canberra this week.

AIATSIS Library staff in May 2014.

AIATSIS Library wins national award

20 May 2014

Announced as part of the Library and Information Week 2014 celebrations, the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) has been named Australia’s Favourite Government Library by the Australian public.

AIATSIS Council elections 2014

12 May 2014

Statement from AIATSIS Principal regarding the recent election for the AIATSIS Council.

Living with Native Title from the bush to the sea 2014

National Native Title Conference 2-4 June 2014 - Registrations now open

7 May 2014

This year’s National Native Title Conference theme is Living with Native Title from the Bush to the Sea. Hosted by the Gumbaynggirr people, traditional owners of the Coffs Harbour region, the conference will be held at Novotel Coffs Harbour...

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