Michael  Lavarch and Craig Ritchie

2018 National Native Title Conference

6 Jun 2018

This year’s theme, ‘Many Laws: One Land’, acknowledges that at any one place in Australia, different systems of Indigenous and non-Indigenous laws exist and interact.

AIATSIS formalises unprecedented global partnerships

26 May 2018

AIATSIS formalised agreements to partner with Oxford University and King’s College London in the United Kingdom this week.

AIATSIS is refurbishing its Canberra building

25 May 2018

As a result of the construction there will be limits to the services we are able to provide from 25 May until 25 June 2018.

Left to right - AIATSIS CEO Craig Ritchie, Paul Tatz, Professor Colin Tatz, Marcia Ella and Dean Widders standing next to each other at the launch

Black Pearls showcases the strength, resilience and achievement of our Aboriginal and Islander sporting stars

17 May 2018

New publication Black Pearls: The Aboriginal and Islander Sports Hall of Fame was launched by AIATSIS today.

Return of Cultural Heritage Budget Measure

11 May 2018

AIATSIS has been allocated $2 million over two years to undertake initial scoping work for a new Return of Cultural Heritage budget measure to seek the return of culturally significant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander items from overseas....

AIATSIS CEO Craig Ritchie

National Indigenous Languages Convention Keynote Address - Craig Ritchie

2 May 2018

The AIATSIS CEO Craig Ritchie delivered the Keynote address at the inaugural National Indigenous Languages Convention on 22 February 2018.

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.