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Media commentary

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Media releases

Head to the links below to download media releases about our work.

Indigenous language training to empower and inspire

14 July, 2015

Indigenous languages training celebrates 100th workshop

12 May, 2015

Endangered local languages come to life through linguist’s work with community

5 May, 2015

Indigenous language training inspires, builds connections

24 Nov, 2014


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RNLD in the media

Graduates Celebrate Language Kimberley Echo 20 October 2016

Meet the 10 achievers of their Certificate III in Aboriginal Languages for Communities and Workplaces NITV 19 October 2016

Indigenous language comes alive Shepparton News 21 July 2015

Workshop breathes new life into native languages The Guardian 13 May 2015

Leading chronicler of endangered Aboriginal languages to meet with locals The Guardian 12 May 2015

Veteran linguist's work preserved ABC Alice Springs 23 April 2014

Digital lifeline for Aboriginal languages facing extinction The World Today ABC Radio 22 April 2014

Local language lessons The Guardian 22 April 2014


RNLD Newsletter

Check out RNLD's quarterly newsletter to read the most recent news about our DRIL training workshops, volunteer and internship programs, and other activities.


Languages in the news

For up to date information on news and events related to Indigenous languages and linguistic diversity, head to our Languages in the news page. We keep you up to date with news items from around the world. To subscribe to our languages in the news RSS feed and receive alerts on the news, please click on this icon .

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Linguistics in the Pub — This is a monthly gathering of language activists and linguists that takes place in Melbourne and Brisbane. Consider creating your own LIP meetings in your town or region!

Conferences — This page lists conferences that have a particular focus on language documentation and conservation.