The growing presence of inauthentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 'style' art and craft products and merchandise for sale across Australia


On Thursday, 10 August 2017 the Committee adopted an inquiry into the growing presence of inauthentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ‘style’ art and craft products and merchandise for sale across Australia. The inquiry was referred by Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion.

The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions addressing the terms of reference by Friday, 3 November 2017.

**Please note submission closing date was extended to 3 November 2017 following a number of requests.**

Submissions may be emailed to IndigenousAffairs.reps@aph.gov.au.

For information on how to make a submission, go to our Making a submission to a Committee inquiry webpage.

The Committee will also be gathering information via two questionnaires.

The Committee invites interested individuals, businesses or organisations who create Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art/craft products and merchandise to complete the following questionnaire.

The Committee invites interested individuals, businesses or organisations who import/export, sell or mass produce authentic and/or inauthentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ‘style’ art/craft products and merchandise to complete the following questionnaire.

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that the written and video submissions on this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have since passed away.


Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: (02) 6277 4559
Fax: (02) 6277 8461
IndigenousAffairs.reps@aph.gov.au

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