Online exhibitions

Exhibitions

We have created a range of online exhibitions which enhance and provide curated information on digitised collection items that relate to important events or cultural experiences for Indigenous Australians.

Yunupingu and Hawke shaking hands in front of The Barunga Statement

The Barunga Statement

In 1988, Galarrwuy Yunupingu and Wenten Rubuntja presented then Prime Minister Bob Hawke with The Barunga Statement. View this nationally significant declaration and related items from the AIATSIS Collection.

A Possum Skin Cloak

A Possum Skin Cloak

The history and making of the AIATSIS Possum Skin Cloak.

Day of mourning

Day of Mourning - 26th January 1938

January 26 1938 was the 150th anniversary of the landing of the First Fleet in Australia, for some a day to celebrate, for others a day to mourn. On that day a group of Aboriginal men and women gathered at Australia Hall in Sydney.

My Voice for My Country

My Voice for My Country

Explore the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voter participation.

Last reviewed: 4 Mar 2016