William 'Bill' Ferguson
William 'Bill' Ferguson was a trailblazing Aboriginal rights activist who founded the Aboriginal Progressive Association and led protests at the 1938 National Day of Mourning.
Timber Creek compensation case
The Timber Creek compensation case is one of the most important Native Title Decisions since the historic Mabo ruling in 1992.
AIATSIS map of Indigenous Australia
The AIATSIS Map of Indigenous Australia is an attempt to represent all the language, tribal or nation groups of the Indigenous people of Australia.
Mapping NSW Aboriginal Missions, Stations, and Camps 1883-1969
This interactive map of New South Wales Aboriginal Missions, Stations and Camps identifies the locations and provides information about Aboriginal reserves, camps, stations, children’s homes, and some unofficial settlements operating under the tenure of the Aborigines Protection Board during its active years.
International Women's Day posters
Over the years, we have produced an International Women’s Day poster that features an inspirational image from the AIATSIS Collection or a prominent role model in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Indigenous Australian Languages
Language is more than just a means to communicate, it is an essential characteristic that makes people and communities unique, and plays a central role in a sense of identity.
Laurie Baymarrwaŋa ('big boss') was an Aboriginal elder from the Crocodile Islands who was instrumental in preserving Yan-nhangu language
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