News

2016

AIATSIS Staff member scanning photos

Funding boost for AIATSIS

10 Feb 2016

AIATSIS Chairperson Professor Mick Dodson AM today welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of an additional $20 million in funding over two years.

Front of AIATSIS building

New era for AIATSIS

4 Feb 2016

AIATSIS Chairperson Professor Mick Dodson AM today welcomed the passing of amendments to the AIATSIS Act 1989.

A fractured glass slide being prepared for scanning

AIATSIS on Trove

25 Jan 2016

We're broadening our horizons sharing our extensive collection with the world via the NLA's Trove.

Celebrating Luise Hercus

22 Jan 2016

Digitised versions of the significant and foundational collection of sound recordings by Dr Luise Hercus were presented back to Dr Hercus as part of her 90th birthday celebrations.

Report cover

Report on violence against women in Indigenous communities released

21 Jan 2016

A report into the current state of knowledge, practice and responses to violence against women in Australian Indigenous communities has been released.

2015

Dr Belinda Burbidge

Assembly for Native Title Anthropologists

3 Dec 2015

Dr Belinda Burbidge co-convened the 2015 pre-conference Assembly for Native Title Anthropologists recently.

AIATSIS building

Update for AIATSIS Act

16 Nov 2015

A bill was introduced in the Australian Parliament to amend the AIATSIS Act 1989 on Thursday 12 November, 2015.

Sunny and the Dark Horse at the CIFF

10 Nov 2015

Professor Mick Dodson AM Introduced the film Sunny and the Dark Horse at the Canberra International Film Festival.

Don Garden (President Royal Historical Society Victoria) with Meyer Eidelson and Justine Heazlewood (Director Public Record Office Victoria)

Melbourne Dreaming award win

20 Oct 2015

Aboriginal Studies Press' Melbourne Dreaming: A Guide to Important Places of the Past and Present by Meyer Eidelson won the Historical Interpretation Award at the 2015 Victorian Community History Awards held at the Arts Centre in Melbourne...

AIATSIS Chair Professor Mick Dodson AM (on the left) receives a copy of Long History Deep Time at the launch by Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt. Co-editors Professor Ann McGrath (left) and AIATSIS Research Fellow Dr Mary Anne Jebb.

Long History Deep Time

30 Sep 2015

A new collection of essays, Long History Deep Time, edited by AIATSIS Researcher Dr Mary Anne Jebb and AIATSIS Member Professor Anne McGrath was launched Monday 21 September 2015.

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