Recognising and Protecting NSW Aboriginal Languages
In this section, you will find information on the proposed legislation to recognise and protect NSW Aboriginal Languages. NSW will be the first
State in Australia with legislation to recognise the importance of Aboriginal languages. It will continue this State’s leadership amongst States
and Territories on supporting the revival and protection of Aboriginal languages.
The proposed legislation was announced on 16 November 2016. Full details including copies of the draft Aboriginal Languages Bill and Strategic
Plan are available under the information tab.
The Aboriginal Languages Legislation is being introduced to Parliament on Wednesday 11 October at 11am. For more information on how to join us in marking the significance of this occasion in the history of NSW, please click here (/how-to-be-invol..continue reading
Photos from the language consultation workshops