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Corporate entry Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (1990 - )

From
5 March 1990
Acton, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Functions
Indigenous Affairs, Collection management and Education
Website
http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/
Reference No
CA 7289
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Acton, Australian Capital Territory

Summary

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) was established in March 1990, when it took the place of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. A council of nine members governs the Institute. In 2002 AIATSIS employs around 70 people. From their Web site, May 2002: "AIATSIS is an independent Commonwealth Government statutory authority devoted to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies. It is Australia's premier institution for information about the cultures and lifestyles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples."

Timeline

 1964 - 1990 Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
       1990 - Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

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Ailie Smith