• National Native Title Conference 2020 rescheduled to 19-21 October

    The National Native Title Conference has been rescheduled to 19 to 21 October 2020 and will remain on Minjungbal Bundjalung Country in Tweed Heads with the ongoing support of the co-convenor, the NTSCorp and Traditional Owner hosts, the Minjungbal Bundjalung

    Please help us plan with a short survey. Registration now open!

    Call for papers closes 17 July. Sponsored delegates applications close 27 September.

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    Native Title Newsletter

    A new issue of the Native Title Newsletter focussed on Indigenous responses to climate change and is now online.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): useful links and resources

    AIATSIS is assisting PBCs and native title holders during the coronavirus crisis by sharing links to information by many government and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander agencies and organisations working on slowing down the spread of the virus.

    We have taken all efforts to provide you with links to official information on COVID-19 and to organisations that are producing information especially for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. These include information in a number of Aboriginal languages.

    Technology solutions for working within COVID-19 restrictions are here.

    Stay healthy and safe.   

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    Indigenous Mapping Workshop 2020

    The IMW and its strategic partners are dedicated to the development and advancement of culturally appropriate and inclusive geospatial technologies for Indigenous leadership, agencies, and communities to support Indigenous rights and interests.

  • Did your native title corporation suffer a natural disaster?

    Funding and grant programs have been developed to help communities recover from the recent bushfires and other disasters. 

    You can easily find these programs through our funding and grants database.

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    Bumalehn Balang – Fight Strong! Acknowledge, Empower, Innovate

    National Native Title Conference 2020 postponed

    The National Native Title Conference 2020 is being convened by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies and NTSCORP, hosted by the Minjungbal Bundjalung people on their Country in Tweed Heads, New South Wales.

    The National Native Title Conference 2020 has been postponed to October 18-21, 2020, as a result of the changing and widespread impacts of COVID-19.

    Call for papers is open until 29 May.

  • Working with the Next Generation


    The Native Title Research Unit is researching how young people are participating in native title organisations.

    We are looking for PBCs that involve young people in their work through youth forums, youth advisory committees, identified youth board positions or others.

    If your organisation is interested in the project, please contact Stacey Little on (02) 6261 4227 or stacey.little@aiatsis.gov.au.

  • Does your native title corporation need funding?

    Funding round for PBCs open from the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C). If your PBC is looking for funding for building capacity, resourcing for economic development, training and services, or direct support for agreement making, you can apply for the PBC Capacity Building Funding now.

    Any PBC can apply and there is no closing date for the funding.

    For further information, including an application form, please visit the NIAA website.