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Public Lecture and Ngarinyman to English Dictionary Launch, 2 July

Indigenous Languages, IYIL

Date: 6 June 2019

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language (CoEDL) invite you to:

The official launch of the Ngarinyman to English Dictionary with Rachel Perkins; and

International Year of Indigenous Languages Public Lecture by Daniel Browning of ABC’s Awaye!

Date: Tuesday, 2 July, 2019
Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: P421, P Block, Level 4, QUT Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane, QLD
Cost: Free

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This free public event is part of the official program of the AIATSIS National Indigenous Research Conference (ANIRC), being held from 1 – 3 July at QUT.

The Ngarinyman to English Dictionary is produced by the publishing arm of AIATSIS, Aboriginal Studies Press (ASP).

Daniel BrowningDaniel Browning is an Aboriginal journalist, radio broadcaster, documentary maker, sound artist and writer. Currently, he produces and presents Awaye!, the Indigenous art and culture program on ABC RN, a specialist radio network of Australia's national broadcaster. Awaye! surveys contemporary Indigenous cultural practice across the arts spectrum. A visual arts graduate, Daniel is also a widely-published freelance arts writer.

Rachel PerkinsRachel Perkins is a member of the Arrernte nation whose lands surround Alice Springs and the Kalkadoon people from the Mount Isa region. Rachel has served on a number of federal agencies including Screen Australia, the Australian Film Commission, and the Australian Film Television and Radio School. She was a founding board member of NITV, which she was instrumental in establishing. She has also served on the boards of various Aboriginal organisations and industry associations, including Bangarra Dance Theatre.



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