Aboriginal history

The department leads many truth telling Aboriginal history projects and works in partnership with Aboriginal communities and stakeholders to connect people to their Aboriginal ancestry.

Research services

Current projects

Publications and projects

Gnarla Boodja Mili Mili (Our Country on Paper)

Gnarla Boodja Mili Mili (Our Country on Paper)

Map
An online interactive map acknowledging the names of Noongar places throughout the Perth CBD area, also known as Boorlo or Burrell in the Noongar language.
Moore River Native Settlement Burial Register cover

Moore River Native Settlement

Research
Burial Register
Moore River Native Settlement Centenary Photographic Collection cover

Moore River Native Settlement Centenary photographic collection

Book
Moore River Native Settlement Centenary photographic collection​
No Less Worthy cover

No Less Worthy

Book
A publication acknowledging the significant contribution of WA Aboriginal volunteers to the World War One effort.
Remembering Mount Margaret Mission cover

Remembering Mount Margaret Mission

Book
A collection of children’s crayon drawings created in 1939
Right Wrongs publication cover

Right Wrongs

Toolkit
'67 Referendum – WA 50 years on.
They Served With Honour cover

They Served With Honour

Book
Untold Stories of Western Australian Aboriginal Servicemen at Gallipoli.

Contact us

Aboriginal History Research Services

Freecall 1800 161 301
Email ahrs@dlgsc.wa.gov.au
Address Level 2, State Library of WA, 25 Francis Street, Perth
Post PO Box 8349, Perth Business Centre WA 6849
Twitter @The_ACHWA

Page reviewed 09 November 2022