Stories about Oceania from July, 2015
A participatory video project in Western Australia's Great Sandy Desert is teaching about hand signs used by Aboriginal women elders while teaching the Kukatja language.
"I only want to say the Australia I belong to and love is a tolerant Australia. A place that is open and giving."
The Butchulla language, spoken by the people native to Fraser Island in Australia, faced extinction in the 20th century. It is now being revitalized thanks to the Butchulla Language Program.
An armed robbery links the artist and his subject in the winning entry for Australia's 2015 Archibald Prize for portraiture.
An Australian artist found herself thrown into an Abu Dhabi prison and deported for posting a photograph of a car blocking a disabled parking spot.