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Languages Team Blog

Welcome to the Languages Team Blog. Here you will find updates on the progress of the consultations and how they are progressing the development of the new legislation.

Sydney Morning Herald NAIDOC Editorial: First language of Sydney key to celebration of Indigenous culture

11-Jul-2017

NAIDOC: First language of Sydney key to celebration of Indigenous culture Bujarri Gamurruwa … That's g'day (or perhaps something more formal) in the Gadigal language of the Eora nation. We greet our readers this way to mark N..

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ABS Statistics on Aboriginal Languages

06-Jul-2017

Yesterday, the Australian Bureau of Statistics released this media release below, it includes data from last year's Census. ABS celebrates NAIDOC Week and the diversity of Indigenous languages (http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mediarel..

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The Team Zips Down to Wagga Wagga

16-May-2017

The Wagga Wagga Aboriginal Languages Bill workshop took place on Tuesday 16 May. The team rugged up, as Wagga was the coldest place the team had been so far. The consultation was held at the Tolland Community Centre, which was a great venue, ..

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Languages Consultations Arrive in Dubbo

11-May-2017

The Aboriginal Languages Bill community consultations arrived in Dubbo on Thursday 11 May. A frosty morning (the first sign that winter was here) gave way to a lovely day out at the Yarradamarra Centre. Many of the themes of the day we..

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Wilcannia Community Workshop

09-May-2017

The Aboriginal Languages Bill community consultations came to Wilcannia on 5 May 2017. For more information on themes raised at the meeting, please find the communique from the day here (https://aboriginalaffairsnsw.worldsecuresystems.com/pdfs/l..

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Moruya: Next Stop on the Consultations

05-May-2017

Today the Languages team landed all the way down in Moruya after a whirlwind visit to North-West NSW. Once again, the discussions covered a lot of the same themes as the previous consultations. For more information on the themes, please read the ..

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Language Consultations Land in Bourke

03-May-2017

The Languages consultations came to Bourke on 3 May 2017. The discussions covered a lot of the same themes as the Lightning Ridge consultation. For more information on the themes, please read the communique from the day here (https://aboriginalaf..

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