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Aboriginal Studies: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teaching Resources

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National Museum of Australia

Indigenous Images

National Museum of Australia brings to life the rich and diverse stories of Australia through compelling objects, ideas and events. They focus on Indigenous histories and cultures, European settlement and our interaction with the environment. The Museum is located in Canberra, ACT.

First Australians exhibition Image

Endeavour Voyage Exhibition 

Endeavour Voyage Exhibition image

Seven Sisters Exhibition image

Classroom Resources

Democracy and Citizenship Resources image

Australian Museum, Sydney

City of Sydney

Aboriginal History - City of Sydney website image

Aboriginal Histories – City of Sydney

Aboriginal peoples have lived in Sydney for thousands of years and the City celebrates their historic ties to the land. 

Guardian Australia

Guardian Australia - Special Reports

Reconciliation Australia

State Library of New South Wales - Exhibitions

Eight Days in Kamay

Eora Exhibition Image

Excursions in Sydney and NSW

Aboriginal Sydney


Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)

The AIATSIS Library catalogue is called MURA - an excellent resource for researching many aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives and contexts. Look for materials in the MURA catalogue then check if the University Library has the items. If the University Library does not have them use our 'Resource Sharing' service to request an Inter-Library Loan. 

Common Ground

Weather and Geography


Reading Australia

Freely available, Reading Australia was created by the not-for-profit Copyright Agency with the goal of making it easier for teachers, through their passion and skills, to spread a love for Australian texts.

Mathematics - Aboriginal perspectives

Aboriginal Languages

Gambay: A map of Australia's First Languages

Aboriginal Art and Culture

More Museums and Libraries

State Libraries have print and digital collections that relate to Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander communities within their states. Some have created resources to support teachers and students.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are advised that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have died.

The University of Sydney Library acknowledges that its facilities sit on the ancestral lands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, who have for thousands of generations exchanged knowledge for the benefit of all. Learn more