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Overturning aqua nullius: securing Aboriginal water rights

Aboriginal peoples in Australia have the oldest living cultures in the world. From 1788 the British colonisation of Australia marginalised Aboriginal...

Publication or resource - 9 Jan 2017

Native Title Newsletter - December 2016

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Publication or resource - 15 Dec 2016

Farewell from the CEO

My recent decision to resign as Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)...

News - 15 Dec 2016

Aboriginal Art Market success!

On a recent hot and humid December weekend, we hosted our fifth Aboriginal art market in Canberra. Despite the heat, the events reputation for...

Blog post - 14 Dec 2016

What's New in Native Title - November 2016

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Publication or resource - 12 Dec 2016

My internship at the National Museum of the American Indian

I am currently, studying a Master of Museum and Heritage Studies at the Australian National University. When not at ANU, I work at AIATSIS in the...

Blog post - 9 Dec 2016

What's New in Native Title - October 2016

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Publication or resource - 17 Nov 2016

NFSA and AIATSIS formalise collaboration through MoU

(L-R) NFSA CEO, Michael Loebenstein, AIATSIS CEO, Russell Taylor AM, Jude Barlow, NFSA Deputy Chair, Wayne Denning and AIATSIS Chair, Professor...

News - 16 Nov 2016

CEO announces retirement

Mr Russell Taylor AM The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) Chairperson, Professor Mick Dodson AM...

News - 3 Nov 2016

Spying on the AIATSIS Collections: Going undercover with the Nagra Série Noir

How does it feel to hold a real piece of cold war spy equipment in your hands? For our skilled audio technicians, it’s all in a day’s work. They’re...

Blog post - 27 Oct 2016

What's New in Native Title - September 2016

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Publication or resource - 20 Oct 2016

PBC Capability Project

Delegates of the National PBC Meeting, 2017, Darwin Across Australia an ever increasing number of Prescribed Body Corporates (PBC) are working...

Research project - 19 Oct 2016

Sherlocks of the Bush

AIATSIS holds a wide range of magazines and journals dating back to the 19th century. Amongst these are a number of issues of The Strand Magazine...

Blog post - 18 Oct 2016

Possum skin cloak for AIATSIS

Possum skin cloak designer Lee Durroch with AIATSIS Curator Alana Garwood-Houng. On a cold and wet winter morning in Canberra, staff from the...

News - 14 Oct 2016

Inaugural youth forum success

Delegates with Professor Taiaiake Alfred. Photo: AIATSIS In response to the growing recognition of the importance and value of Indigenous...

News - 12 Oct 2016

Arthur Capell and language codes

For many years, AIATSIS has been looking after Arthur Capell’s archive of over 230 reels that contain language recordings. Among these are...

Blog post - 11 Oct 2016

Archival finding aids and discoverability

Archives, or manuscript collections, form over time.  In the process, a structure develops, a shape which reflects the way the content has been...

Blog post - 4 Oct 2016

PY Media wins 2016 Indigenous Remote Archival Fellowship

PY Media at the festival (L-R) Amos Frank, Thomas Holder, chair Sam Lyons, Bradley Roberts, Matthew Berryman and Desmond Woodforde. Photo: Kirstie...

News - 30 Sep 2016

The Famous Erambie Allblacks

With local competitions and the NRL winding up, Koori communities all over New South Wales are finalising plans for their Knockout teams. The all...

Blog post - 27 Sep 2016

What's New in Native Title - August 2016

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Publication or resource - 22 Sep 2016

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