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.

Prime Minister visits AIATSIS

16 Feb 2018

AIATSIS hosted the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, for a tour to showcase the Institute's work recently.

Melbourne Dreaming app

Discover Melbourne’s Aboriginal culture with new app

13 Feb 2018

Melbourne Dreaming, a mobile app recently launched by AIATSIS, will help locals and tourists alike discover the rich history and vibrant culture of Aboriginal Melbourne.


Vatican book launch

Australia: the Vatican Museums Indigenous collection

7 Dec 2017

Aboriginal Studies Press and the Vatican Museums will launch the co-publication Australia: the Vatican Museums Indigenous collection.