The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is a world-renowned research, collections and publishing organisation. AIATSIS promotes knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island cultures, traditions, languages and stories, past and present.
AIATSIS are the custodians for a priceless collection including films, photographs, video and audio recordings as well as the world’s largest collection of printed and other resource materials for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies. AIATSIS undertakes and encourages scholarly, ethical community-based research in a variety of sectors including health, native title, languages and education. Their publishing house, Aboriginal Studies Press, regularly publishes outstanding writing that promotes Australian Indigenous cultures. AIATSIS's activities affirm and raise awareness of the richness and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories.
Projects in partnership with AIATSIS
- Administering the Aboriginal community controlled health sector for public value and robust accountability
- Funding, accountability and results for Aboriginal health services – Closing the policy implementation gap? (FAR project)
- Evaluation of NHMRC Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research Ethics
- Culture mediation approach in Aboriginal primary health care: Impacts on screening and treatment for risky alcohol consumption