• Advocating for biennial state meetings.

  • Working toward a First Languages Policy that will benefit of all Queenslanders.

  • Ensuring that first languages are included in Queensland curriculum in line with language community aspiration

  • Compiling an interactive map of Queensland languages and their family groups.

The Queensland Indigenous Languages Advisory Committee (QILAC) was formed in 2005
by Language Centre representatives and other language workers, in recognition of the
need for a state body to advocate for Queensland’s first languages.

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Yamani documentary screens on ICTV

Yamani documentary screens on ICTV

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Yamani in Embark Magazine

Yamani in Embark Magazine

Mar 1, 2017

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Kanji Waiburra – Wrap up

Kanji Waiburra – Wrap up

Jun 29, 2016

Kanji Waiburra, Queensland’s 2016 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages Forum, was a vibrant event coordinated collaboratively by the …

Diploma of Language Work

Diploma of Language Work

May 20, 2016

Charles Darwin University is now offering a Diploma of Language Work.

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