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We accept research-based works in the areas of land rights and native title, Indigenous studies including history, anthropology, cultural, colonial and legal studies, education, governance, linguistics and health. Some of our books and research reports are available in hardcopy and can be purchased via our online shop. 


We are accepting submissions for:

  • Monographs suitable for publication by Aboriginal Studies Press
  • Australian Aboriginal Studies journal articles.

Find the Aboriginal Studies Press style guide and more information about getting published by Aboriginal Studies Press.

Find out more about submitting to the Australian Aboriginal Studies journal.


Your submission will be read by ASP staff who will then seek external assessments from peer reviewers. Substantial works may be assessed by our Publishing Advisory Committee which is an independent advisory group.

ASP staff will advise you of the outcome of the assessment of your manuscript.

AIATSIS Research Publications

  • Current series

    Research reports are the results of our workshops, research projects and forums, which are published to provide timely updates on research findings.

    Research monographs, books and edited volumes are published in a range of areas including land rights and native title, history, anthropology, cultural and legal studies, governance, education, and health.

    Monographs, books and edited volumes are anonymously peer-reviewed by at least two independent experts and can be between 50-90,000 words.

  • Past series

    Land, Rights, Laws: Issues of Native Title is a multi-disciplinary series of research papers that analyses emerging issues in native title research in a condensed and accessible short form. The series allows practitioners and researchers to provide arguments in the context of well-defined subject areas and research methods. Papers are anonymously peer-reviewed by two independent experts and are generally between 3500 and 7000 words in length.

    AIATSIS Research Discussion Papers series contribute to a greater understanding of contemporary issues in Indigenous studies, introducing new research topics and innovative approaches. Discussion papers are of a high scholarly standard, are informed by relevant research and may locate the topic within policy frameworks. They should be accessibly written to appeal to a wide audience of specialists and general readers. Discussion papers are between 7000 and 20,000 words in length.

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Last updated: 19 April 2024