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.

Vale Mrs Ernestine Bonita Mabo AO

27 Nov 2018

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) send their deepest condolences to the Mabo family.

QUT to co-convene AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference 2019

26 Nov 2018

The conference will be held at QUT’s Gardens Point campus in Brisbane over three days, 1 to 3 July.

Annual Report 2017-2018

2 Nov 2018

The AIATSIS Annual Report 2017-2018 is now available.

Craig Ritchie Cathy McGowan MP Trevor Evans MP

AIATSIS Strategic Plan to shape Australian identity

15 Oct 2018

AIATSIS unveiled its Strategic Plan 2018-2023 at an event hosted by the Parliamentary Friends of AIATSIS in Canberra Monday, 15 October, 2018.

Kayannie Denigan, Dr Tran Tran and Craig Ritchie standing next to each other

Staff overwhelmingly vote ‘Yes’ to new EA

13 Sep 2018

The AIATSIS Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021 was formally signed by bargaining representatives this week.

Funding to improve Indigenous outcomes through expert cultural exchange

15 Aug 2018

AIATSIS was successful in its application for a COALAR grant to support a two-way learning exchange with Mexico and Peru.