Preserving Indigenous languages and culture—10 November 2017

Dr Lyndon Ormond-Parker from The University of Melbourne will lead a project to investigate best practices for the long-term storage of digital and audio-visual records of Indigenous languages and culture.

The project has secured funding of $573, 032 through the ARC Discovery Indigenous scheme to commence in 2018, announced on 10 November 2017 by Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham.

Dr Ormond-Parker’s research will look into community narrowcast digital TV, and contemporary methods for the long-term storage of both digital and analogue audio-visual cultural materials, to assist in the long-term preservation of Indigenous languages and culture.

The project will also investigate whether health promotion and other messages in Aboriginal languages community impacts on community well-being.

 

Image: The University of Melbourne logo.
Image credit: The University of Melbourne.

Original Published Date: 
Friday, November 10, 2017