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Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies


AIATSIS acknowledges all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Traditional Custodians of Country and recognises their continuing connection to land, sea, culture and community. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

AIATSIS Alice Springs facility announcement

Alice Springs engagement and digitisation centre

AIATSIS will open an engagement and digitisation facility in Alice Springs in 2022, supported with funding from the Northern Territory Government and in partnership with First Nations Media Australia.

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Ngurra announcement map

Ngurra: The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Precinct

The Australian Government has announced its commitment to establish a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural precinct in the heart of the national capital.

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Voices of Power podcast

Voices of Power

Over six episodes this podcast series explores critical turning points in the fight for First Nations rights and self-determination and for meaningful representation in places of power.

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