Welcome to Country

Discover Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders' connection to Country

In partnership with Welcome to Country

Welcome to Country

We wish to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land and the diverse nature of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia. We pay respect to the Elders, past, present and future, and celebrate their stories, culture and traditions.

Did you know? There are hundreds of Countries on this continent, each with their own culture, customs, language and law.Map of Indigenous Australia

Get Up Close And Personal With The Custodians

Aunty Rhoda Roberts AO shares the best way you can "get to know us"

Traditional practices and ceremony

Welcoming guests to the lands of the world's oldest living cultures

A Welcome To Country vs. Acknowledgment Of Country

Do you know the difference?

A lens on traditional land

Discover the traditional place names of some of your favourite sites

Zoom In To Country

Not sure where to begin? Tour the map to find stories from First Nations Australia.

Do you know whose Country this is?
Uluru is often referred to as the heart of the 'Red Centre'
Anangu Country
Uluru at Sunset
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Tourism Australia, Welcome to Country
"I'm a teacher, a story Elder... the stories are everywhere in our landscape."Aunty Margret Campbell

See their artworks up close

Explore Country by Colour

Immerse yourself in nature's colour palette