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AIATSIS statement on the recommendation of the establishment of a National Resting Place

Professor Michael McDaniel, Chairperson of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS), welcomed the recent...

News - 7 Dec 2018

QUT to co-convene AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference 2019

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is pleased to announce that it will be co-convening the...

News - 23 Nov 2018

Remembrance Day 2018

AIATSIS pays our respects to Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders who served and died in all wars. Each year on the 11th November...

Blog post - 9 Nov 2018

A Rare Pine Needle & Raffia Mat by Marilyne Nicholls

In 2016, AIATSIS acquired a tiny woven object only 16cm in diameter for our Art and Object Collection. Its small size belies the complex story behind...

Blog post - 7 Nov 2018

National Indigenous Languages Report (NILR)

The National Indigenous Languages Report (NILR) is a collaboration between the Department of Communications and the Arts (DoCA), the Australian...

Research project - 6 Nov 2018

Keeping our AV cogs turning

Our engineering section archives and maintains the devices and ancillary machines that are needed to play back the sound and vision recorded on...

Blog post - 24 Oct 2018

Torres Strait Island Cultural Festival 1989 - Photographs and film from The Ephraim Bani Collection

“…our only security is our cultural knowledge that we must carry with us and live by to pass it on to our children and they to their children, so...

Blog post - 16 Oct 2018

Native Title Newsletter - Issue 2, 2018

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the development of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) and the AIATSIS Native Title Research Unit (NTRU). Since...

Publication or resource - 2 Oct 2018

2018 Russell Taylor Oration

The Russell Taylor Oration celebrates the achievements and contributions of senior Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders in the Public...

Gallery - 27 Sep 2018

Aboriginal Personal Stories of Life in South Australian Homes, Orphanages: The Story of Veronica Brodie #3

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Video - 21 Sep 2018

Aboriginal Personal Stories of Life in South Australian Homes, Orphanages: The Story of Veronica Brodie #2

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Video - 21 Sep 2018

Aboriginal Personal Stories of Life in South Australian Homes, Orphanages: The Story of Veronica Brodie #1

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Video - 21 Sep 2018

Aboriginal Personal Stories of Life in South Australian Homes, Orphanages: The story of Veronica Brodie

Please note that this blog contains the images and voice of someone who has passed away. This post is dedicated to the thousands of stolen...

Blog post - 12 Sep 2018

What's New in Native Title - July 2018

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Publication or resource - 6 Sep 2018

Digitising the AIATSIS lantern slide collections

Lantern slides are a unique format that was in wide use from the 18th to mid-20th century and allowed glass photographic transparencies to be...

Blog post - 5 Sep 2018

Tasmanian Film Project

Excerpt from Tasmanian Film Project (1984, AIATSIS, AIAS_002-FC00418_1-16). Please note this video has not sound.

Video - 31 Aug 2018

Following the Franklin: Kim McKenzie and the Tasmanian Film Project

This month marks 35 years since the Federal Government ceased the Hydro-Electric Commission’s construction of a dam on the Franklin River in...

Blog post - 27 Aug 2018

Warupaw uu (Echo of the Drums)

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Video - 2 Aug 2018

National Family History Month

National Family History Month is held in Australia every August, but at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies...

News - 2 Aug 2018

Warupaw uu (The Echo of the Drums)

You are listening to the echo of the drums, connecting you across the bridge in time… This is warupa uu “the echo of the drums…” (Ephraim...

Blog post - 1 Aug 2018

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