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Stanner Reading Room closed

17 Mar 2020

The Stanner Reading Room at AIATSIS is currently closed as a precautionary measure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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National Native Title Conference 2020 postponed

13 Mar 2020

The National Native Title Conference 2020 has been postponed to 18-21 October as a result of the changing and widespread impacts...

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Ngulla Wellamunagaa

Thursday, 5 December 2019

Ngulla Wellamunagaa celebrates the survival, continuity and

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Common Problems - Shared Solutions Symposium

Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Common Problems - Shared Solutions is a free, three-day symposium to identify common issues and practices in process, archiving platforms and metadata in collections.

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Find out about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, history, culture, and rights.

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Finding your family

We can help you with your Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family history search.

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Use the collection

There are many ways to use the AIATSIS collection, and they don't all involve visiting us in Canberra.

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Find out how you can get involved with a world-renowned research, collecting and publishing organisation.

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Research publications

Peer-reviewed books, papers, journals and other research publications.

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Native Title and land ownership

We protect the Native Title and traditional ownership of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through research and policy advice.

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AIATSIS Map of Indigenous Australia

The map depicts the language, tribal or nation groups of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia.

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Indigenous Australian flags

The history behind the Aboriginal flag and the Torres Strait Islander flag.

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Aboriginal Studies Press

Visit the AIATSIS publishing arm, Aboriginal Studies Press.

Our vision is a world in which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ knowledge and cultures are recognised, respected, celebrated and valued.