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AIATSIS Culture and Policy Symposium

13 Mar 2019

The AIATSIS Culture and Policy Symposium was held on the 6th of March in the Stanner Room.

Craig Ritchie speaking from the lecturn at the ANZSOG conference

Reimagining Public Administration

6 Mar 2019

At the recent ANZSOG conference AIATSIS CEO Craig Ritchie drew upon his experience in public policy and administration to outline...

AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference 2019

Monday, 1 July 2019

AIATSIS will co-convene the AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference with QUT in 2019, and will be held at QUT’s Gardens Point campus in Brisbane over three days, 1 to 3 July. The theme is Research for the 21st century.

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

Tuesday, 1 January 2019

In 2019 the world celebrates the International Year of Indigenous Languages.

A Rare Pine Needle and Raffia Mat by Marilyne Nicholls

A Rare Pine Needle & Raffia Mat by Marilyne Nicholls

16 Nov 2018

In 2016, AIATSIS acquired a tiny woven object only 16cm in diameter for our Art and

Postcard sent by Private Daniel ‘Dan’ Cooper to his sister Sally Russell – ‘to my dear sister’, 1917, Jackomos Collection, JACKOMOS.A03.CS-000110193.

Remembrance Day 2018

11 Nov 2018

AIATSIS pays our respects to Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders who served and died in all wars.

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AIATSIS Map of Indigenous Australia

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