LINGUIST List 24.1264

Wed Mar 13 2013

Media: Australia Gives $14 Million to Support Language Resources

Editor for this issue: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>



Date: 13-Mar-2013
From: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>
Subject: Australia Gives $14 Million to Support Language Resources
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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?

Read more: http://blogs.crikey.com.au/fullysic/2013/03/13/creative-australia-lends-extra-support-to-indigenous-languages-but-is-it-enough/



Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

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