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FATSIL 2009 AGM and NATIONAL LANGUAGES FORUM

The Federation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages is holding their annual National Languages Forum and Annual General Meeting. This year it will be located in Devenport, Tasmania from the 28th to the 29th of November. The theme of the Forum will be ‘From Little things Big Things Grow’ which reflects our vision of indigenous language development; working together to build on the terrific work that is being done on the ground by language workers and speakers around the country.

All FATSIL members are invited to the Annual General Meeting. Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information about your attendance and participation. The AGM will be held the day before the National Languages Forum begins.

FATSIL is also seeking participants for the National Languages Forum program. You are invited to submit a proposal for a presentation, workshop, or to be part of a panel discussion to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by the 8th of Novermber. Your submission should include who you are, where you are from and what you would like to talk about.

For all other information about the National Languages Forum please call FATSIL on (03) 9602 4700 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


 

FATSIL YOUNG INDIGENOUS WRITERS INITIATIVE

 

If you are an Indigenous person between the age of 16 and 35, have a passion for writing and interest in language and culture, you are eligible to apply for the Young Indigenous Writers Initiative. Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to register your interest.

 


 

 

The FATSIL online shop is now open at www.fatsilc.org.au. There are t-shirts, mugs, caps, bags and fleecy jackets available. All proceeds go back to FATSIL to fund new programs and initiatives. You can also support FATSIL by making a donation via the ‘donate’ button on the website.

 


 

Check out FATSIL on Facebook page by befriending ‘Fatsilc Org’. Its a place for us to make contact with you and respond to your feedback and suggestions. You can also find out about our online petition, FATSIL events, language programs and other initiatives.

 


 

Check out the FATSIL Youtube video channel. We will be adding language videos regularly and seeking your video contributions as well. Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information about how you can contribute.

 


 

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