Bardi Jawi celebrates return of cultural heritage material
18 Sep 2020
The Bardi Jawi Nation at Ardyaloon (One Arm Point), Western Australia, officially celebrated the return of 31 items from the Illinois State Museum, United States of America.
AIATSIS building name Maraga celebrates Ngunnawal language
10 Sep 2020
After nearly two decades, AIATSIS has officially named its building Maraga, a Ngunnawal word for a strong and robust shield.
Top honours for Our Land, Our Stories
4 Sep 2020
The educational resource, Our Land, Our Stories has taken out two honours in the 27th Educational Publishing Awards Australia (EPAA), receiving the Best Student Resource 2020 and Outstanding Primary Resource 2020 awards.
Indigenous Research Exchange Grants announced
17 Aug 2020
Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP, has announced funding of around $2 million to twelve recipients, under the Indigenous Research Exchange initiative.
International membership boosts accessibility to resources
6 Aug 2020
An international membership will enhance AIATSIS' capacity and capability to preserve materials for future generations.
First ever Umpithamu dictionary published
3 Aug 2020
The first comprehensive dictionary of a Cape York language to be published in over two decades has been released.
National Native Title Conference 2020 cancelled
30 Jul 2020
AIATSIS has made the decision to cancel the National Native Title Conference 2020 as a result of the impacts of COVID-19.
Ngiyampaa language strengthened by new dictionary
21 Jul 2020
Ngiyampaa Wordworld is a wonderfully vibrant dictionary funded through the Indigenous Languages Preservation: Dictionaries Project.
Vale Mr John 'Jack' Ah Kit (1950-2020)
16 Jul 2020
AIATSIS are saddened to learn of the passing of Jawoyn Leader and Elder Mr John 'Jack' Ah Kit.
Return of Cultural Heritage Initiative
15 Jul 2020
Today, the Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP, announced the introduction of the Return of Cultural Heritage Initiative.