Binbi Wadyabay–Register now!

Binbi Wadyabay–Register now!

Binbi Wadyabay: Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages Forum 16th and 17th May 2018 – Rockhampton Dreamtime Cultural Centre, 703-751 Yaamba Road, Parkhurst QLD 4700 Registration: $160.00 Registrations close on the 1st of May 2018. To register please follow this link. There are a limited number of free registration spaces available for community members. The […]

Yamani documentary screens on ICTV

Yamani documentary screens on ICTV

We are delighted to announce that ‘Yamani, Voices of an Ancient Land’ will be played for the first time on ICTV this week starting March 17th. If you miss the broadcast you can watch the film on ICTVplay.

Yamani in Embark Magazine

Yamani in Embark Magazine

Joanna Hoban’s beautiful story about Yamani: Voices of an Ancient Land has been published in this season’s issue of Embark, Queensland Rail’s long distance travel magazine. The Yamani documentary has screened as part of Queensland Rail Travel onboard entertainment service for the past nine months. If you can’t get on board for a screening you […]

Documentary released: Yamani – Voices of an Ancient Land

Documentary released: Yamani – Voices of an Ancient Land

QILAC is delighted to announce the public release of our documentary, Yamani – Voices of an Ancient Land. The 12-minute film has been playing as in-flight entertainment on QANTAS since December and will be able to be viewed on Queensland Rail’s long distance trains in the coming months. Many thanks to First Languages Australia for […]

Farewell 2015

Farewell 2015

As we come to the end of the year QILAC would like to thank each and everyone of you for your hard work in your language communities and your contributions to Queensland language projects in 2015. In particular we would like to thank all those who participated in: * Queensland’s interactive Languages map, * Guali bula […]

Languages feature at APT8

Languages feature at APT8

Subsequent to the launch of the Yamani CD in July, QILAC was approached by the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) to advise on protocols around the use of language at QAGOMA. The Yamani group was then asked perform at a launch event for the eighth Asia Pacific Triennial (APT8). For the performance, QAGOMA […]

Yamani – Voices of an Ancient Land

Yamani – Voices of an Ancient Land

As part of the Queensland Music Festival, the Queensland Indigenous Languages Advisory Committee and Wantok Musik Foundation invite you to join us for the launch of: Yamani – Voices of an Ancient Land A CD of contemporary songs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island languages to be launched by Senator Joanna Lindgren. This free event […]

Registrations open: Guali bula ŋina

Registrations open: Guali bula ŋina

Guali bula ŋina: Queensland Indigenous Languages Forum 2015 Bundaberg – 19, 20 and 21 May Environmental Marine Training Centre 2 Marina Drive, Burnett Heads REGISTER NOW Click here to download the program. View program highlights Join us for Guali bula ŋina – the 2015 Queensland Indigenous Languages Forum. The title of the conference translates to […]

Interactive languages map of Queensland

Interactive languages map of Queensland

The Queensland Indigenous Languages Advisory Committee (QILAC) is pleased to release the new interactive languages map of Queensland for community comment. QILAC is looking forward to receiving feedback on the map from all Queensland communities. Project initiator, Warrgamay woman and linguist, Bridget Priman, oversaw the research. She believes it is essential that community’s views are […]