Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is an independent Australian Government statutory authority. It is Australia's premier institution for information about the cultures and lifestyles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It is located on Acton Peninsula in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

Read more about Australian Institute Of Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Studies:  History, Functions, Council, Research Advisory Committee, Ethical Research, Family History Research and The Biographical Index, The Native Title Research Unit (NTRU), The Collections, Digitisation, The Building On Acton Peninsula, Publications

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