pulingina to lutruwita (Tasmania) Place Names Map
Click here to open the map. The map can be used on computer, phones or tablet.
To mark 2019 International Year of Indigenous languages, the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre is excited to present this interactive map of the Aboriginal names of over 180 places in lutruwita.
The names are shown in palawa kani, the language of Tasmanian Aborigines.
Scroll over each name to hear it said, and open to learn some history of each name.
Only a handful of places ...
November 21, 2019
This morning nipaluna/Hobart’s Parliament Lawns played host to several concerned groups, including the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre (TAC) and the Tasmanian Greens, filing a petition against new anti-protest laws proposed by the Liberal Government.
If passed these broad ranging laws would mean up to four years in jail for protesting and impose mandatory fines on protesters who are considered to have interfered with the operations of a business and fines of up to $10,000 per individual and $100,000 for a corporation.
All Lives Will Matter When Black Lives Matter
Protest Gathering: Franklin Square 5.30 pm today
Aborigines and our supporters will today stand in solidarity with the Warlpiri of Yuendumu and all other Aboriginal communities in Australia who have lost loved ones in the ongoing war between Australia and Aboriginal people.
The CEO of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre, Heather Sculthorpe, said, “Australia still has blood on its hands. From the dispossession of our people to the latest police shooting of an Aboriginal teenager in ...
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Laurie Lowery Generation Cup 2019
Notice of Annual General Meeting 2019
Consent to become a director if elected
Special Resolution Form
Click to view the PDF about Coalition of Peak Bodies on Closing the Gap
NAIDOC Speech 2019
The national theme for NAIDOC this year is Voice, Treaty, Truth. This is a summary of the Aboriginal community demands in the Statement From The Heart developed at Uluru 2 years ago.
Achieving these goals, based on the recognition of Aboriginal people in the Australian Constitution, is regarded by some as the basis for reconciliation – as enabling Aborigines and non-Aborigines to move forward together towards a better future.
The proposal for a ‘Voice to Parliament’ is the most controversial of ...
palawa kani Resources for Educators 2019
The Policy and Protocol for Use of palawa kani Aboriginal Language