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Dr Luise Hercus

Vale Dr Luise Hercus

24 Apr 2018

Dr Luise Anna Hercus AM FAHA, and longtime member of AIATSIS, passed away in Canberra on Sunday 15 April.

2018 National Native Title Conference registrations close Friday 13 April

12 Apr 2018

AIATSIS advises registrations for this year’s National Native Title Conference will close at 5pm AEST, Friday 13 April, 2018.

Ben Silverstein and Craig Ritchie

Launch of new book tracing Aboriginal history

20 Mar 2018

AIATSIS launched new book published by Aboriginal Studies Press Conflict, Adaptation, Transformation: Richard Broome and the practice of Aboriginal history.

AIATSIS Portfolio Move

20 Feb 2018

On Monday 12 February 2018, the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, and the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion, announced AIATSIS will move into the Prime Minister and Cabinet portfolio.

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National Native Title Conference 2018

In 2018 the 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