The Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages project is establishing an open access online repository comprising digital versions of the materials produced in Australian Indigenous languages in the Northern Territory.

Additional information is available on our project site at www.cdu.edu.au/laal.

The project is funded through a Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) grant from the Australian Research Council (ARC).

Project partners:

  • Charles Darwin University 
  • Australian National University 
  • Northern Territory Department of Education 
  • Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE)
  • Northern Territory Library
  • Northern Territory Catholic Education Office
Chief Investigators
  • Professor Michael Christie (CDU) 
  • Dr Brian Devlin (CDU) 
  • Professor Jane Simpson (ANU)
  • Maree Klesch (BIITE)
  • Gillian Terry (BIITE)
Project manager
  • Cathy Bow (CDU)
Web interface developer
  • Steven McPhillips
The project team acknowledges the wonderful support received from the Library technology team at Charles Darwin University Library in developing and hosting the archive.

Your feedback about the site is always welcome. More books are being added as the digitisation process is completed and permissions are obtained from authors and illustrators.

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