Bana Guyurru – Program

Bana Guyurru – Program

The program for Bana Guyurru: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Language Forum 2019 was packed with presentations, workshops and discussion groups around themes such as well-being, language mapping, working with schools or learning through song. Over the two days we explored the many ways that communities and schools are collaborating to teach their local languages; […]

Binbi Wadjabay – Wrap up

Binbi Wadjabay – Wrap up

A full summary can be downloaded here as a PDF. Queensland Indigenous Languages Advisory Committee together with Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships (DATSIP) were pleased to coordinate Binbi Wadyabay: Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages Forum on the 16th and 17th of May 2018 at the Dreamtime Cultural Centre, Rockhampton. The […]

Yamani documentary screens on ICTV

Yamani documentary screens on ICTV

We are delighted to announce that ‘Yamani, Voices of an Ancient Land’ will be played for the first time on ICTV this week starting March 17th. If you miss the broadcast you can watch the film on ICTVplay.

Yamani in Embark Magazine

Yamani in Embark Magazine

Joanna Hoban’s beautiful story about Yamani: Voices of an Ancient Land has been published in this season’s issue of Embark, Queensland Rail’s long distance travel magazine. The Yamani documentary has screened as part of Queensland Rail Travel onboard entertainment service for the past nine months. If you can’t get on board for a screening you […]

Kanji Waiburra – Wrap up

Kanji Waiburra – Wrap up

Kanji Waiburra, Queensland’s 2016 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages Forum, was a vibrant event coordinated collaboratively by the Queensland Indigenous Languages Advisory Committee and the Yugambeh Museum, Language and Heritage Research Centre. The gathering brought together language workers from across Queensland with more than on hundred people attending. A broad range of presentations for […]

Diploma of Language Work

Diploma of Language Work

Charles Darwin University is now offering a Diploma of Language Work. Down load the PDF DILW Session Flyer

Documentary released: Yamani – Voices of an Ancient Land

Documentary released: Yamani – Voices of an Ancient Land

QILAC is delighted to announce the public release of our documentary, Yamani – Voices of an Ancient Land. The 12-minute film has been playing as in-flight entertainment on QANTAS since December and will be able to be viewed on Queensland Rail’s long distance trains in the coming months. Many thanks to First Languages Australia for […]

Queensland students feature in Marrin Gamu

Queensland students feature in Marrin Gamu

In collaboration with First Languages Australia Queensland students participated in Marrin Gamu, a song for Primary school children and teachers, to promote the diversity and beauty of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages. The Marrin Gamu song is designed for translation into local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages across Australia. Queensland has hundreds […]

Registrations Closing – Kanji Waiburra: Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages Forum

Registrations Closing – Kanji Waiburra: Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages Forum

Minyahgu all, This is your last chance to register for Kanji Waiburra as the closing date is Monday the 16th May. The program features a wide range of presentations that will interest everyone, from people taking first steps in learning or teaching their language, to long-term language professionals who are keen to keep pace with […]