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NSW grants announced to boost language revitalisation
The New South Wales government has announced $1.6 million in grants to boost the revitalisation of Aboriginal languages.Grants o...
Giovanni Torre 21 Feb 2024
Yalmay Yunupiŋu awarded Senior Australian of the Year
Yalmay Yunupiŋu has been named Senior Australian Of The Year for 2024. A teacher, linguist and community leader, Ms Yunupingu...
Giovanni Torre 25 Jan 2024
The fourth 'r' in schools: reconciliation in education
Teachers walking around the playground of Winterfold Primary School are thrilled when they hear students using Noogar language w...
Rudi Maxwell 27 Nov 2023
New Indigenous language app Gurray is helping preserve and promote First Nations languages
A new app is being hailed as a big step in the preservation and teaching of First Nations languages.  Gurray, derived from the...
Dechlan Brennan 7 Nov 2023
“Languages Alive, Culture Thrives” - inaugural NSW Aboriginal Languages Week kicks off 22 October
The NSW Aboriginal Languages Trust will be celebrating the Inaugural NSW Aboriginal Languages Week from 22-29 October.The theme...
Giovanni Torre 18 Oct 2023
NSW announces grants as part of inaugural Aboriginal Languages Week

Aboriginal communities in New South Wales are being rallied to celebrate and spotlight their unique languages during the inaugural Aboriginal Languages Week this October. The comm...

Zak Kirkup Jul 28, 2023
Ngalurrtju Aboriginal Land Trust unveil groundbreaking "two-way map"

The Ngalurrtju Aboriginal Land Trust, located in the Northern Territory, now has a unique map created in collaboration between traditional owners and conservationists. This specia...

Joseph Guenzler Jul 10, 2023
One of the largest Australian Aboriginal language dictionaries ever published shortlisted for national award

The decades-in-the-making Warlpiri Encyclopaedic Dictionary has been shortlisted for the 2023 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) in the Small Publishers’ Adult Book of the Yea...

Callan Morse Apr 24, 2023
Push to preserve endangered First Nations language with only 30 living speakers

A First Nations community south of Alice Springs is trying to save the endangered Pertame language which has only thirty remaining fluent speakers in the world. A campaign has beg...

Emma Ruben Jan 24, 2023
Keeping language strong and flourishing, AIATSIS launches ‘decades in the making’ Warlpiri Encyclopaedic Dictionary

Collated over more than six decades, the words of hundreds of Warlpiri speakers have been compiled into the landmark Warlpiri Encyclopaedic Dictionary: Warlpiri yimi-kirli manu jar...

Callan Morse Jan 18, 2023
Funding initiative a big win for language preservation in the Kimberley

The Western Australian government will provide financial support for an Aboriginal-led project enabling language continuation in the Kimberley. The initiative aims to support Indi...

Emma Ruben Dec 6, 2022
New South Wales launches strategic plan for Aboriginal languages

The New South Wales government and the Aboriginal Languages Trust have launched a five-year strategic plan to increase the use of Indigenous languages in the state. Developed th...

Aaron Bloch Oct 28, 2022
Nationwide policy vacuum causing Indigenous language education patchwork

In a school just south of Boorloo's (Perth) CBD, Noongar language is being taught to primary school students. Students from ages five to twelve at East Waikiki Primary School ar...

Emma Ruben Oct 24, 2022
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