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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.

Dr Evelyn Scott AO unveiling the Pathway to Reconciliation plaque, Sydney Harbour Bridge

Vale Dr Evelyn Scott AO

22 Sep 2017

Australia has lost a genuine statesman and an icon in the passing of Dr Evelyn Scott, AO.

Upcoming events


Indigenous Art Market 2017

Now in its 4th year, this is the largest Market yet with community art centres travelling from...


NTRB Legal Workshop 2018

This workshop provides a space for NTRB lawyers to share and develop their knowledge of...


National Native Title Conference 2018

In 2018 the annual National Native Title Conference will be convened by the Australian Institute of...

Yatdjuligin book launch

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Stanner Award

The Stanner Award

This award is presented biennially to the best academic manuscript written by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander author.

W C Wentworth at the first Wentworth Lecture.

Wentworth lectures

Held biennially, the lecture encourages all Australians to better understand Indigenous studies and issues that go to the heart of our nation.

Last reviewed: 13 Mar 2015