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Publishers and media

Publishing houses

Aboriginal Studies Press

Aboriginal Studies Press is the publishing arm of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS).

Magabala Books

Magabala Books is Australia's oldest independent Indigenous publishing house, and also one of the most remote - based in Broome in far north Western Australia. It's a not-for-profit organisation that aims to preserve, develop and promote Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures

IAD Press

IAD Press is the publishing arm of the Institute for Aboriginal Development (Aboriginal Corporation). It publishes a wide range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander works, including children's books, guides to bush food and medicines, dictionaries and biographies for many Australian languages, and diaries and calendars featuring unique Aboriginal art.

Honey Ant Readers: literacy resources for Indigenous Australian learners of all ages

The Honey Ant Readers have been developed in consultation with Aborignal elders and community. They are designed for Indigenous learners of all ages. Some of the books are now published in traditional languages.

Media

National Indigenous Television (NITV)

National Indigenous Television (NITV) is a relatively new free-to-air TV station. Their website provides access to programs, stories and other resources.

Koori Mail

The Koori Mail is an Aboriginal-owned national fortnightly newspaper that presents news of interest to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. It gives Indigenous Australians a voice that is missing from mainstream media.

Torres News

Torres News is a weekly newspaper published on Thursday Island. You can subscribe online.

BIMA Projects (Brisbane Indigenous Media Association)

Brisbane Indigenous Media Association (BIMA) focuses on delivering a wide range of culturally appropriate resources through print, radio and online.

BIMA Projects is a group of creative Aboriginal and Torres Strait Isalnder media workers who are developing informative and educational material for the First Nations of Australia.

BIMA Projects (Brisbane Indigenous Media Association)

Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA)

The Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA) was the first Aboriginal group to gain a broadcasting licence, in 1980. Its focus is on promoting Aboriginal peoples and cultures, languages, music and dance, as well as providing economic benefits to the community through training, employment and income generation.

CAAMA produces a wide range of media products that celebrate the rich diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups across the country. Many of these can be sourced from their website.

Deadly Vibe magazine

Deadly Vibe magazine includes profiles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identities, as well as aspiring leaders and up-and-coming personalities. It features Aboriginal sport, music and culture, and focuses on good health, education and training.

Their website includes information about Vibe events across the country that you can link up with.

ABC Online Indigenous

ABC Online Indigenous provides links to Indigenous news, culture, sport and the arts from across the ABC's television and radio networks. It includes links to programs, stories, a language map, special days and interests, and art reviews.