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Aarnet indigenous knowledge research feature
July 11, 2022

Supporting Indigenous knowledge and research

First Nations knowledge and research has great potential to help solve some of our biggest research challenges.

Australia’s national research infrastructure is engaging with Indigenous researchers, industry users and community groups across the country to tap into this potential, and to put research and data in the hands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Australia’s research infrastructure is enabled by the National Research Infrastructure for Australia (NCRIS) program; an Australian Government Initiative supported by universities, state and territory governments and research organisations nationwide.

AARNet is proud to be one of the infrastructure providers that underpins research conducted across the country. Our fast and reliable network supports research and collection activities at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) in Canberra, and its new facility in Alice Springs (opening later this year).

You can learn more about how all the national research infrastructures support Indigenous knowledge and research by exploring the infographic on the Department of Education’s website.

Artist credit: Meteorites by Margaret Whitehurst, Wajarri Yamatji visual artist. Learn more about the artwork.

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