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Indigenous Languages and Arts Programme

Funder:  Federal – Infrastructure

Grant Background: The overarching outcome of the Indigenous Languages and Arts (ILA) Program is to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to express, preserve and maintain their cultures through Indigenous languages and arts activities.

Grant funding allocated through the ILA Program supports three key outcomes:

  • the empowerment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to preserve and teach their culture through languages and arts
  • a strong sense of cultural identity and wellbeing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, which contributes to sustainable and strong communities
  • celebration and increased recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and arts in the wider Australian community.

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Indigenous Languages & Arts Programme

Funder:  Federal – Department of Communication & the Arts

Grant Background: The Indigenous Languages and Arts (ILA) grant program assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to express, preserve and maintain their cultures through languages and arts across Australia.

ILA program funding is vital for revitalising and maintaining our Indigenous languages and in ensuring continued support of Indigenous language workers and community-led language programs.

The ILA program provides grant funding to support the following objectives:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are empowered to preserve and teach their culture through languages and arts.
  • A strong sense of cultural identity and wellbeing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, which contributes to sustainable and strong communities.
  • Celebration and increased recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and arts in the wider Australian community.

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