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Professor Mark McKenna (University of Sydney) has written a glowing review of the Australian Centre for Indigenous History publication ‘Long History, Deep Time: Deepening Histories of Place’.  Mark described the work as ‘a diverse and rewarding collection which will prove stimulating for all readers, teachers and writers of Australian history’.  Mark also praised our doctoral […]

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by: Editor @ 4:30 pmComments Off on Review of Long History, Deep Time: Deepening Histories of Place

On 10 June 2016, Terri Janke and Company released their publication ‘Indigenous Cultural Protocols and the Arts: A Book of Case Studies’ . The publication included a case study on the Deepening Histories of Place Ethical Protocols, which they described as ‘a great illustration of implementing the Australia Council protocols.  By sharing your case study, […]

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by: Alycia Nevalainen @ 3:04 pmComments Off on Deepening Histories described as ‘a great illustration of implementing the Australia Council protocols’

On the 21st September, Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt launched  Long History, Deep Time, co-edited by Ann McGrath, Director of the Australian Centre for Indigenous history and Mary-Anne Jebb, now at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. The event took place at the Australian National University and was attended by several […]

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by: Alycia Nevalainen @ 1:01 pmComments Off on Launch of Long History, Deep Time

News!! The Deepening Histories project has been cited in the World Intellectual Property Organisation meeting, 2014.   It will also be featured as a case study on best practice in a publication entitled:   “Indigenous Cultural Protocols and the Arts” Published by: Terri Janke and Company ISBN: 978-0-9757044-7-9 It is set to be released in October […]

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In December 1792, the cultural explorer Bennelong, an Eora man of the Wangal clan, set off on the long ocean voyage from Sydney Cove. This placed him in a position to personally examine the country of the Englishmen. His sponsor was the Governor of the British convict colony of New South Wales, Captain Arthur Phillip, […]

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by: Editor @ 12:30 pmComments Off on Bennelong Embarks on his Great Ocean Voyage: December 1792

Professor Isabel McBryde and Rob Paton were invited as special guests of the Wurrunjeri people to attend the handback ceremony for the Mt William stone axe quarry in central Victoria. This large and extensive stone quarry was the centre of an impressive trade and exchange network that covered large parts of south east Australia. Isabel […]

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by: Editor @ 1:03 pmComments Off on Indigenous Heritage Sites Returned to Traditional Owners

Our Music, Performing Place, Listening to Sydney will be be held on 30 June 2012. It is a premier event of Aboriginal storytelling and musical exploration, hosted by the Sydney Conservatorium, The University of Sydney and The Australia National University. This day-long event is an opportunity for both established and emerging Aboriginal musicians who call […]

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by: Editor @ 3:54 pmComments Off on Aboriginal Music Day

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