News

2018

Ben Silverstein and Craig Ritchie

Launch of new book tracing Aboriginal history

20 Mar 2018

AIATSIS launched new book published by Aboriginal Studies Press Conflict, Adaptation, Transformation: Richard Broome and the practice of Aboriginal history.

AIATSIS Portfolio Move

20 Feb 2018

On Monday 12 February 2018, the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, and the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion, announced AIATSIS will move into the Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio.

Prime Minister visits AIATSIS

16 Feb 2018

AIATSIS hosted the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, for a tour to showcase the Institute's work recently.

Melbourne Dreaming app

Discover Melbourne’s Aboriginal culture with new app

13 Feb 2018

Melbourne Dreaming, a mobile app recently launched by AIATSIS, will help locals and tourists alike discover the rich history and vibrant culture of Aboriginal Melbourne.

2017

Vatican book launch

Australia: the Vatican Museums Indigenous collection

7 Dec 2017

Aboriginal Studies Press and the Vatican Museums will launch the co-publication Australia: the Vatican Museums Indigenous collection.

Australian Aboriginal Studies cover

Workplace strategies for Indigenous employees

4 Dec 2017

The latest edition of Australian Aboriginal Studies features research findings from QUT about Indigenous people having access to sustainable employment opportunities and training.

Kimberley Land Council logo

KLC announced as co-convenor for National Native Title Conference 2018

28 Nov 2017

AIATSIS is proud to announce the Kimberley Land Council as the co-convenor of the 2018 National Native Title Conference.

AIATSIS CEO Craig Ritchie and NMAI Director Kevin Gover at the signing in Washington DC

AIATSIS and the Smithsonian’s NMAI look to future collaboration

20 Oct 2017

AIATSIS and the Smithsonian’s NMAI signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Washington DC today.

A screenshot of men working from the film Waiting for Harry.

AIAS film-maker to be honoured at film festival

17 Oct 2017

Kim McKenzie, former film-maker with the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies (AIAS), will be honoured at the Canberra International Film Festival.

2017 Wentworth Lecture

4 Oct 2017

Dr Martin Parkinson AC PSM delivered the 2017 Wentworth Lecture entitled The promise of 1967: Commonwealth Public Administration of Indigenous Affairs 50 years on.

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