Indigenous and Australian Studies

Why study Indigenous and Australian Studies?

  • Gain a thorough grounding in historical and contemporary issues and debates in Indigenous and Australian Studies
  • Connect across boundaries and value ethical behavior through a cross-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary understanding of Indigenous cultures and Australian society
  • Graduate with a critical understanding of the various ways Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders identities are formed and represented within Australia
  • Critically examine ideas of representation, power and privilege through key sites of knowledge production, including social and cultural institutions in Australia

What you will study

  • Indigenous culture, languages, politics, archaeology and art
  • Reconciliation and Indigenous knowledges
  • Indigenous women's voices
  • Indigenous environmental management
  • Indigenous and settler relations in Australian history