2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages
The UNESCO Action Plan lays the foundation for the IY2019. It sets out the objectives, principles and action to be taken during the year and afterwards.
Find out more about the many activities and programs happening around Australia to protect, preserve and promote Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages.
Across the country, people are identifying with or speaking different traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages. Tell us what languages you identify with.
UNESCO IY2019 world map
Register your events and activities on the UNESCO IY2019 world map. An interactive pin will appear with details about your activity. This is a great way to share your event globally and find out about other activities taking place throughout the year.