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Exhibition launch: Singing the train, 22 Nov, 6pm


Date: 11 November 2016

Munmarlkurtu parnti mirtamirta yankakamanu yukurru minta

‘White smoke billowing in a chain from the ‘dog’s nose’.

Your are invited to join Rachel Perkins for the launch of Singing the Train; a multi-media collaborative exhibition. 

Tuesday 22 November 2016

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

51 Lawson Crescent, Acton ACT, 2601

Singing the Train is a multi-media collaboration between Nyamal elders, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre and AIATSIS.

It tells the story through an Indigenous language song of the first railway that ran between Port Hedland and Marble Bar in the Pilbara region from 1911 to 1951.

Please RSVP by 5pm 18 November 2016 to

  • Australian Government
  • The University of Queensland
  • Australian National University
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Western Sydney University