A glass eel trap sculpture

2017 Stanner Award now open

6 Jul 2016

Entries for the 2017 Stanner Award open Friday 1 July 2016 and close at 5pm (EST) Tuesday 31 January 2017.

Delegates from the Native Title Conference Youth Forum with Professor Alfred.

Record numbers for conference

30 Jun 2016

AIATSIS CEO Russell Taylor AM was pleased to see a record number of registered delegates at this year's National Native Title Conference.

Jodie Dowd

Jodie to intern at the Smithsonian

25 May 2016

AIATSIS staff member Jodie Dowd is travelling from Canberra to Washington D.C. to complete a 10-week Internship at the Smithsonian.

Pictures From My Memory: My story as a Ngaatjatjarra woman

18 May 2016

Pictures From My Memory is the compelling autobiographical account of Lizzie Marrkilyi Ellis’ life as a Ngaatjatjarra woman from the Australian Western Desert.

Craig Ritchie

Welcome Craig Ritchie

27 Apr 2016

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies’ (AIATSIS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Craig Ritchie, a Dhungutti/Biripi man, as its new Deputy Chief Executive Officer from Tuesday 26 April,...

Tiga Bayles interviews AIATSIS CEO Russell Taylor AM

Vale Tiga Bayles

19 Apr 2016

Tiga Bayles – a Birri Gubba Gungalu man from Queensland – will be long remembered as an iconic figure.

AIATSIS Staff member scanning photos

Funding boost for AIATSIS

10 Feb 2016

AIATSIS Chairperson Professor Mick Dodson AM today welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of an additional $20 million in funding over two years.

Front of AIATSIS building

New era for AIATSIS

4 Feb 2016

AIATSIS Chairperson Professor Mick Dodson AM today welcomed the passing of amendments to the AIATSIS Act 1989.

A fractured glass slide being prepared for scanning

AIATSIS on Trove

25 Jan 2016

We're broadening our horizons sharing our extensive collection with the world via the NLA's Trove.

Celebrating Luise Hercus

22 Jan 2016

Digitised versions of the significant and foundational collection of sound recordings by Dr Luise Hercus were presented back to Dr Hercus as part of her 90th birthday celebrations.