Vale Professor Mulvaney

23 Sep 2016

Council, Executive and staff were saddened to learn of the passing of foundation member of the AIATSIS Council, Emeritus Professor Derek John Mulvaney AO CMG.

Russell Taylor honoured

21 Sep 2016

AIATSIS CEO, Russell Taylor AM, has been honoured with the inaugural University of Technology Sydney Indigenous Australian Alumni Award 2016.

Capell collection handover

Old words to be heard again

21 Sep 2016

Original recordings from the prolific language collection of the late Arthur Capell have been gifted by AIATSIS to the Pacific And Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC).

Native Title Precedents Database logo

New features for updated database

20 Sep 2016

AIATSIS is pleased to announce the updated Native Title Precedents Database, the only national database for Native Title Representative Bodies and Native Title Service Providers.

Farewell Dr Barry Cundy

30 Aug 2016

This week we say farewell to Collection Development Manager, Dr Barry Cundy, who has been with the Institute since 1990.

Sherika Nulgit from the Mowanjum Aboriginal Art and Culture learning preservation techniques.

Fellowship to support preservation of audiovisual Indigenous heritage

29 Aug 2016

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations in remote Australia can now apply to receive support and be empowered to archive and preserve their audiovisual cultural heritage.

The Family History Unit, (L-R) PJ, Judy, Narelle and Kayannie

Family history month at AIATSIS

16 Aug 2016

We can help you to research your Indigenous family history.

Award for ASP translations

26 Jul 2016

A series of titles from ASP won the Australia-China Council 2016 Special Award for Translation.

Possum skin cloak designer Lee Durroch with AIATSIS Curator Alana Garwood-Houng.

Possum skin cloak for AIATSIS

15 Jul 2016

Staff sat down with Yorta Yorta, Mutti Mutti and Boon Wurrung woman Lee Darroch to design an AIATSIS possum skin cloak.

A glass eel trap sculpture

2017 Stanner Award now open

6 Jul 2016

Entries for the 2017 Stanner Award open Friday 1 July 2016 and close at 5pm (EST) Tuesday 31 January 2017.