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Australian Aboriginal Studies cover

Photostory and relatedness methodology

18 Jan 2019

The latest edition of Australian Aboriginal Studies is now available, with a feature article by Jessa Rogers on the beginning of an Aboriginal–Kanaka Maoli research journey.

Stanner Reading Room Opening Hours

Stanner Reading Room Opening Hours

10 Jan 2019

The Stanner Reading Room is open to the general public from 10am to 1pm weekdays for the month of January 2019

AIATSIS statement on the recommendation of the establishment of a National Resting Place

7 Dec 2018

Professor Michael McDaniel welcomed the recent release of the final report of the Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

cropped image of the Lynnice Church painting Welcome To Ngunnawal Country

Largest ever AIATSIS Indigenous Art Market this weekend

4 Dec 2018

Artists will travel over 20,000km this week to bring their works to Canberra for the 2018 AIATSIS Indigenous Art Market.

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NTRB Legal Workshop 2019

Native Title Representative Body and Service Provider (NTRB) lawyers are at the forefront of native...


AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference 2019

AIATSIS will co-convene the AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference with QUT in 2019, and...

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