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Repatriation of historic human remains

Repatriation and reburial of human remains


Return of Cultural Heritage project 2018-2020

This document summarises the findings of the Return of Cultural Heritage (RoCH) project led by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS). It is supported by a series of community case study reports which provide further detail on the community partnerships...

Australian government policy on Indigenous repatriation

The Australian government supports the repatriation of ancestral remains and secret sacred objects to their communities of origin to help promote healing and reconciliation.

Mungo Man needs help – to come home

It's time for funds and a plan to preserve and commemorate this visitor from Ancient Australia, writes the geologist who discovered Mungo Man’s remains.