Category Archives: Events

Learn Yugambeh – on your iOS device!

History was made when the Yugambeh language learning app was launched in 2013 by the Yugambeh Museum, Language and Heritage Research Centre.  It features over 1000 words and phrases collected from John Allen (Bulam), a Wangerriburra man, who spoke the … Continue reading

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Puliima 2013

Puliima National Indigenous Language and Technology Forum is set to run in Melbourne this year 26th-30th of August. Registrations will be opening soon. To find out more visit the Puliima website here. -Annie

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Palawa Kani in the news

Happy NAIDOC week everyone! I hope you’ve had a great week of celebrations which will continue over the weekend. Before I head down to town for the local NAIDOC week march I would like to share a few links about … Continue reading

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Moomba Festival – is Melbourne the butt of a joke?*

I’m not sure how many people will be familiar with the Moomba Festival, given that it’s a Victorian thing. Basically, on the Labour Day long weekend, there’s a big festival in Melbourne with a parade, fireworks, a carnival and assorted … Continue reading

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International Mother Language Day February 21.

I hope you enjoyed Valentines Day if it is on your list of annual celebrations. Personally, I am much more excited about International Mother Language Day, celebrated on the 21st of February every year since 2000. Originating from the Bengali … Continue reading

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FATSILC AGM and Inaugural roundtable talk and forum

The Federation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages and Culture is holding their AGM and Inaugural Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages Priorities Roundtable talk and forum in Melbourne on the 24th and 25th of February. For more information … Continue reading

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Wagilak Group and the Australian Art Orchestra

This performance looks like it will be pretty special. Tract is a collaboration between the Australian Art Orchestra and young members of the Wagilak Group from South East Arnhem Land. The project was realised by composer and violinist Erkki Veltheim. … Continue reading

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