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AIATSIS CEO Craig Ritchie

AIATSIS CEO leads national delegation

10 Jul 2017

AIATSIS CEO Craig Ritchie will lead the Australian Government delegation to the tenth session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 10 to 14 July 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Strengthening Australia’s First Languages

7 Jul 2017

Increased access to language materials, and collaboration on and promotion of language projects are the focus of a recently signed Memorandum of Understanding

Anonymous child artist, The golden road, c. 1949. Pastel on paper, 280 x 385 mm. From the Herbert Mayer Collection of Carrolup Art, reproduced with permission of the Carrolup Elders Reference Group

Koolark koort koorliny: reconciliation, art and storytelling in an Australian Aboriginal community

20 Jun 2017

In Nyungar Country, in the south-west corner of Western Australia, reconciliation has taken a significant step forward as the whole community expe­riences the healing effect of the Carrolup artworks.

Gugu Badhun people and authors at the book launch in Townsville.

Gugu Badhun: People of the Valley of Lagoons launched

6 Jun 2017

Gugu Badhun: People of the Valley of Lagoons by Yvonne Cadet-James, Robert Andrew James, Sue McGinty and Russell McGregor was launched today at the AIATSIS National Native Title Conference 2017.

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W C Wentworth at the first Wentworth Lecture.

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