Article by ABC Darwin about the Living Archive project 30 October 2017 


interview on Talkblack Radio in Cairns, relayed through National Indigenous Radio Service, 1 Nov 2017



Radio National AWAYE! Indigenous arts and culture program, 6 February 2016


08 February 2016 – Interview with Territory FM’s Daryl Manzie. Listen HERE


NITV website 17 December 2015: An Indigenous ‘Krismis Stori’: Preserving language and history

Living Archive Digital Story competition – 2015

  • Project manager Cathy Bow speaks to ABC Radio Darwin about the results of the #LAALcomp – listen here.
  • CDU media release: Indigenous clam story snares prize
  • Story reported in the Koori Mail 16 December 2015

Guardian article by Jane Simpson includes mention of the Living Archive project: Racing to record Indigenous languages under attack from ‘onslaught of English’ 20 August 2015

Indigenous languages archive showcased to global audience 

  • Radio interview with Territory FM (Darwin) 23 March 2015
  • CDU media release 5 April 2015
  • Koori Mail 8 April 2015

Sydney Morning Herald Obituary: Jeannie Nungarrayi’s skill in the Warlpiri language made her an advocate for bilingual programs (February 5, 2015) (also here)


Christmas stories in the Living Archive:

Michael Christie interviewed on Radio Australia, 21 November 2014. New bid to preserve indigenous languages in Northern Territory

Feature article in Australian Research Council’s 2013-2014 Annual Report LAALpage_2013-14_ARC_Annual_Report

Race relations: where from, where now, where to? Alice Springs News Online 19 August, 2014

ABC Open video: A passion for Yolngu Matha language (footage recorded at the Batchelor Gathering, July 2014)

Project officer Haidee interviewed on TEABBA Radio (July 2014)

Video of the Darwin launch of the Living Archive project available at

Article in The Conversation, April 7, 2014. Some vital signs for Aboriginal languages.

ABC Canberra cropL-R Dr Brian Devlin, Adam Shirley, Professor Michael ChristieAdam Shirley from ABC 666 Canberra interviewed the project team prior to the national launch on 6 March 2014. Listen to the interview here.


NT News Sunday Territorian, 17 November 2013 featuring an interview with Chief Investigator Dr Brian Devlin about the second round of funding received for the project. Read the article here.




Charles Darwin University Origins magazine in July 2013 explains some of the story of the Living Archive project. Read the article here.