Indigenous arts and languages
Language and art are essential to the wellbeing, culture and identity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this website may contain images and voices of deceased people.
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The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages (IY2019) to raise awareness of the crucial role languages play in people’s daily lives.
The Government supports the repatriation of ancestral remains and secret sacred objects to their communities of origin to help promote healing and reconciliation.
Funding is available through the Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support program and the Indigenous Languages and Arts program.