Dr William Jonas AM

Vale Dr William Jonas AM

3 Jun 2019

We were saddened to hear of the passing of proud Worimi man and former AIATSIS Principal Dr William (Bill) Jonas AM on 25 May 2019.

AIATSIS Chairperson Jodie Sizer

Jodie Sizer appointed AIATSIS Chairperson as Professor McDaniel steps down

31 May 2019

Ms Jodie Sizer has been appointed Chairperson of the AIATSIS after Professor Michael McDaniel announced his resignation.

Returning cultural heritage material to Country

29 May 2019

AIATSIS is leading the Return of Cultural Heritage project which is seeking to return cultural heritage material from overseas....

AIATSIS Council by-election result

23 May 2019

We are pleased to announce Dr Clint Bracknell has been elected to the AIATSIS Council.

The Difference Identity Makes book

The Difference Identity Makes launched

22 May 2019

The latest title from the AIATSIS publishing arm, Aboriginal Studies Press, was launched in Canberra on Wednesday, 22 May.

ANIRC logo

ANIRC program now available

9 May 2019

The 2019 AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference (ANIRC) full program is now available.

The International Year of Indigenous Languages commemorative stamp

Commemorative stamp celebrates Indigenous languages

2 May 2019

Australia Post is marking the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019 (IYIL) with a commemorative stamp.

IYIL 50c coin launched

10 Apr 2019

Launched in Adelaide on Tuesday 9 April, the coin was produced by the Royal Australian Mint and developed in collaboration with AIATSIS.

AIATSIS statement on the Report on the inquiry into Canberra's national institutions

4 Apr 2019

AIATSIS welcomes the release of 'Telling Australia's story - and why it's important' report.

Our Mob Served – a vivid picture of Indigenous war service

28 Mar 2019

The oral histories and treasured family photographs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service men and women create a vivid picture of Indigenous war service in this new book.