8 Apr 2020
AIATSIS was saddened to hear of the passing of leading Aboriginal academic, Professor Dennis McDermott last Friday, 3 April. The Institute would like to extend our deepest condolences to Dennis’ family, friends and everyone who is mourning...
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 of COVID-19.
26 Feb 2020
Policy influencers across government, community and academic sectors descended on Canberra to hear the insights presented at AIATSIS’ second symposium on culture and policy: Nyiyanang Wuunggalu.
24 Feb 2020
A new book exposing the failures of mainstream media reporting on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander political activism has been launched today in Canberra by the renowned journalist and broadcaster, Kerry O’Brien.
Biennale of Sydney and AIATSIS: Working together with local Indigenous communities for cultural renewal and pride
19 Feb 2020
The Biennale of Sydney and AIATSIS today announced a four year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
23 Dec 2019
I want to take this opportunity as people head on a well-deserved break, to wish you all a wonderful Christmas and happy New Year. It has been a very busy year for AIATSIS with many successful activities.
Gangalidda Garawa peoples celebrate the return of their cultural heritage material from Manchester Museum at handover event in Moungibi (Burketown)
19 Dec 2019
Yesterday, the Gangalidda Garawa people gathered to celebrate the return of culturally significant items from the Manchester Museum.
5 Dec 2019
'Ngulla Wellamunagaa – Trees that Have Survived and Revived' is now open at the National Museum of Australia.
28 Nov 2019
Earlier this week, Australia lost one of its most courageous leaders and activists in Sam Watson. His family said that when he passed he was surrounded by loved ones, who held his hand as he made his journey back to the Old People.
27 Nov 2019
Representatives of the Nyamal Nation participated in a private ceremony yesterday at the Western Australian Museum to welcome cultural he