Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)


AIATSIS is a world-renowned research, collections and publishing organisation which promotes knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and heritage.

AIATSIS and the Department of Education and Training (the Department) maintain a close and collaborative relationship on matters of relevance to AIATSIS. AIATSIS informs the Department of significant issues relating to the Institute and contributes to policy development within the portfolio. The Department takes into account the views and experience of AIATSIS when considering and advising on changes to relevant portfolio-specific policy and legislation.

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