Lake Eyre Basin - Aboriginal Way Map
The Lake Eyre Basin Aboriginal Way Map details significant cultural information and spans 1.2 million square kilometres across inland Australia.
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.
Laurie Baymarrwaŋa ('big boss') was an Aboriginal elder from the Crocodile Islands who was instrumental in preserving Yan-nhangu language
On International Women's Day 2017, AIATSIS honours Dr June Oscar AO
The UN Women National Committee’s theme for International Women Day’s 2017, Empower a woman, empower a nation, is about transforming the lives of women and girls through empowerment.
My Father’s Studio
Gracing the corridors of AIATSIS are a series of linoprints from the 1960s onwards by the late, great Wiradjuri artist, poet and writer, Kevin Gilbert. Kevin (my Dad) was noted as the first Aboriginal person to create linoprint works.
Apology to Australia's Indigenous peoples
The National Apology to the Stolen Generations came about as a recommendation from The National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal Children from their Families. It highlighted the suffering of Indigenous families under the Commonwealth, state and territory Aboriginal protection and welfare laws and policies.
Fighters from the Fringe
Oodgeroo Noonuccal was a poet, activist and public speaker during the 1960s.
Indigenous Australians: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Australia’s Indigenous peoples are two distinct cultural groups, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.
Australian collection in the Vatican Museums
The main source of the Australian collection items in the Vatican Museums are from the Tiwi Islands north of Darwin, Kalumburu in the north east Kimberley and around New Norcia near Perth. Objects include some of the earliest preserved Pukumani funeral poles from the Tiwi Islands, unique artworks from the Kimberley region, as well as rare pieces from other areas.