Media: Australia Gives $14 Million to Support Language Resources
Editor for this issue: Brent Woo
Date: 13-Mar-2013 From: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org> Subject: Australia Gives $14 Million to Support Language Resources E-mail this message to a friend
The "Creative Australia" act adds nearly $14 million to support language resources and documentation: "Provide new funding of $13.983 million over four years to develop new community-driven language resources and activities, an extension of the Indigenous Languages Support program…".
Columnist Greg Dickson wonders: while it may sound like a lot of money, does it adequately recognize the dire situation of the many endangered Indigenous languages in Australia?