Nintila Training in NG Lands!

Training for the Nintila 5-minute Phone Film Festival is coming to the NG Lands, Laverton, Leonora and Menzies! It’s free and fun. Get in and make those 5-minute phone films with trainer, Rodney. Nintila competition- there are 4 x $1,000 cash prizes up for grabs! Everyone is welcome to attend the training. Bring your phone […]

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NAIDOC 2019 Polo Shirts

GALC is now taking order for 3 types of NAIDOC 2019 polo shirts. Orders need to be in and paid for by Friday 17th May 2019. Sizes for shirts range from S to XL. Shirts are $50 each. The order form can be found here. Check out the size guide on the order form and […]

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Nintila: 5-minute Phone Film Competition

Calling all aspiring film makers!!!! Get your phone out and make a film!  GALC is very pleased to launch Nintila: 5-minute Phone Film Competition 2019 This film competition is for films between 3-5 minutes in length that contain at least 50% of the dialogue in a Goldfields Aboriginal language. That can be oral language, hand […]

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How to Read and Write Goldfields Aboriginal Languages

GALC has released a new booklet, ‘How to Read and Write Goldfields Aboriginal Languages.’ This booklet contains the alphabet for each of the Goldfield’s Aboriginal languages. The booklet is available at GALC’s office for $5 or as a free download .pdf from this website. Find the booklet here. Audio recordings of the words on each […]

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New Alphabet and Body Part Charts

New alphabet and body part charts are now available at GALC in the following languages: Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjarra Wangkatja Maduwongga Manytjilytjarra Kaalamaya All charts are full colour and printed on rip-proof material. No more dog-eared charts or laminating costs! All charts are $40 each. Free .pdfs of the alphabet and body parts charts are available for […]

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Book Launch: Children’s books

GALC is very pleased to announce the launch of 6 bi-lingual children’s stories written by Goldfields women! The short story books are the first publications for 5 of the authors. The books are available at GALC for $8.00 each or $40 for a set of all 6. The stories were written by Dorothy Dimer, Janice […]

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GALC’s NAIDOC Aboriginal Film Festival 2018

The GALC team are very pleased to announce a totally free Aboriginal film festival to be held right here in Kalgoorlie during NAIDOC week, 9-13 July 2018!! There are five films in the festival. Each starts at 6pm at Orana Cinema. Tickets are essential. These can be obtained at the Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre. Download […]

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2018 GALC Aboriginal Language Awards

Bega Garnbirringu receiving an award in 2017 Its that time of year! Get in your nominations for the Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre’s language awards. Nominate someone who is a language champion, an elder who keeps language alive with the grandkids, a school doing a good job of teaching language or maybe a business that ensures […]

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Goldfields Languages

GALC has produced an updated languages map for the Goldfields region. The map has changed over time as the languages of the region have been studied. This map is current as of June 2018. NOTE: Language names are for illustration purposes and may not be located on traditional land.  

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Funding Body Visitors

Gay and Justine chat with Kalgoorlie residents Ada Hanson and Brian Hadfield GALC received enjoyed a visit from people from the body which funds the Language Centre. Justine from Canberra office and Gay from the Broome office spent the day getting to know the language centre and the work being done on the preservation and use […]

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