National Indigenous Languages Survey Report 2005 PDF Print E-mail

Report submitted to the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies in association with the Federation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages.

Front cover photo: Yipirinya School Choir, Northern Territory . Photo by Faith Baisden

 

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This report was commissioned by the former Broadcasting, Languages and Arts and Culture Branch of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services (ATSIS). The report was compiled by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) and the Federation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages (FATSIL) for the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (DCITA). The report was published by DCITA.

For more information on the National Indigenous Languages Survey (NILS) Report 2005, or for enquiries on access to additional NILS results data, contact:

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

Address: Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT
Postal address: AIATSIS GPO Box 553 Canberra ACT 2601 Australia
Web: www.aiatsis.gov.au
Telephone: 02 6246 1111 (International +61 2 6246 1111)
Facsimile: 02 6261 4285 (International +61 2 6261 4285)

For more information on the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts' Indigenous Languages and Culture programs contact:

Indigenous Culture and Arts Support Branch

Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts,
Postal address: GPO Box 2154, Canberra, ACT, 2601

Web: www.dcita.gov.au/indig
Telephone: 02 6271 1000
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