National Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages released

The Australian Curriculum Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages has been released. It is the first national curriculum document covering to Year 10 and providing a way forward for all schools in Australia to support the teaching and learning of Australian Indigenous languages. It includes a first language learner pathway, a language revival learner pathway, and a second language learner pathway.

WANALA: Growing representation of Aboriginal languages

An urgent topic at the recent WANALA meeting in Perth was the limited national representation of languages centres and their work in the western and northern regions. WANALA issued this media release highlighting the unique challenges faced in maintaining and revitalising languages of the region.