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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

The State Library of Queensland is a leader in the provision of library services for Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders throughout Queensland. The State Library actively supports this through collaboration with Public Libraries, supporting local initiatives which engage with their community.

The State Library provides the following links to resources and information that can assist Public Library staff and Indigenous Knowledge Centre Coordinators provide a welcoming and engaging library service to their local community.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queensland

The State Library brings together information on resources, events and collections of interest to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and everyone who is interested in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander related matters.

Indigenous family history information is also available.

Case studies

In partnership with public libraries, State Library of Queensland (SLQ) has developed new initiatives in delivering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander library services across Queensland.

External resources

Information about external services and resources available for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

Strategies and standards

Information about standards and strategies relating to the provision of library services to Queensland's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Welcome Toolkit

The toolkit contains resources to help create a welcoming environment as well as provide information and ideas for Public Library staff to create services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in their library, working with their local community.

Last updated
10th November 2016