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Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

Telephone 02 6246 1111 
Fax 02 6261 4285
ABN 62 020 533 641
Address 51 Lawson Crescent
Acton ACT 2601
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Postal GPO Box 553
Canberra ACT 2601

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We will respond to your enquiries during business hours 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Direct contacts

Aboriginal Studies Press

Telephone 02 6246 1183

Collections Access Unit and Reading Room

Telephone 02 6246 1182
Online form Contact us



Family History Unit

Telephone 1800 352 553

AIATSIS Foundation

Telephone 02 6129 3911

Media enquiries

Telephone 02 6261 4241
Mobile 0476 843 522

Website and social media enquiries


Concerns about website or social media content or take-down requests will be forwarded to the CEO or Deputy CEO, or their delegate, within two working days for their decision.

We encourage discussion on our social media accounts, please see our Social Media Acceptable Use conditions for more.

How to give us feedback

We welcome feedback on our performance. If you have any comments or suggestions about improving our service, please let us know.

  • If you are dissatisfied or have concerns about our day-to-day services, please discuss this with the person you dealt with or their supervisor, and we will try to resolve your concerns immediately.
  • If your concerns are not resolved, please contact the Executive Unit by emailing

The AIATSIS Complaints handling policy provides information regarding the process for handling complaints. If you are still dissatisfied with our service, you may wish to contact the Commonwealth Ombudsman.

We will use your feedback to ensure that we provide service of the highest standard and that this is reflected in our charter. We appreciate your efforts to help us to serve you better.

Last reviewed: 2 Jul 2020