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First Peoples languages

Indigenous languages


Protocol on Indigenous language interpreting for Commonwealth government agencies

This protocol provides guidance to all agencies and their contracted service providers on policies and processes that are needed to promote engagement of Indigenous interpreters in policy and program development, engagement, consultation and service delivery.
Policy report

Fostering preschool literacy in Fiji's communities

In Fiji’s linguistically diverse context, vernacular and English literacy priorities for preschool children are significant.

Our land our languages: language learning in Indigenous communities

Language work is close to the heart of many Indigenous Australians. The important role that Indigenous languages play in terms of a connection to culture, kinship, land and family was highlighted during the Committee’s inquiry, as was the devastation to communities that results when language...

National Indigenous languages policy

The new National Indigenous Languages Policy is aimed at keeping Indigenous languages alive and supporting Indigenous Australians to connect with their language, culture and country.