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Service Agreements have been signed with eight communities for this year’s Priority Languages Support Project which sees support given to communities to undertake crucial documentation of current speakers where no or little previous documentation has happened through a project administered by First Languages Australia, with funding provided by theIndigenous Languages and the Arts.

 The next call for projects will be sent out in the new financial year.


Jamie Milpurr working with his grandmother Margaret Marlingarr to create oral translations of Kun-barlang stories by his grandfather, Frank Ambidjambidj. Courtesy Steven Bird and the Warruwi Language Centre.
Above: Language elicitation with Audrey Stewart at Algebuckina. Photo courtesy Will Fisher and Mobile Language Team


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Phone  +61 2 4940 9144  or  1300 975 246
Visit  2 Milton St, Hamilton, NSW, 2303
Post PO Box 74, Hamilton, NSW 2303

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