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25 Years of Indigenous Storytelling at Screen Australia


Aboriginal man and woman dressed in 1800s clothing stand on a rock and grassy hill. In the background are trees, a mountain peak and blue sky.
‘Sweet Country’ (Photo courtesy of Screen Australia)
27 Aug 2018

The Indigenous Department of Screen Australia this year celebrates its 25th anniversary.

Since 1993, it has enabled the telling of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories on the big and small screens. It has supported more than 160 projects with $35 million in funding. congratulates Screen Australia for its critical role in bringing the culture, history and imagination of Australia’s first peoples to our cinemas and into our living rooms.

Read our story about the director of Sweet Country, Warwick Thornton.

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The Australian Government’s Department of the Communications and the Arts funds Screen Australia.

For more information, see Celebrating 25 years of Indigenous screen stories and Titles funded by the Indigenous Department.

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