Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre

Saving Goldfields Aboriginal languages for all of us

The Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre (GALC) is an Aboriginal research organisation focussed on the recording, linguistic analysis, preservation and use of the Aboriginal languages of the region. Language speakers and linguists work together to create comprehensive recordings of the languages and to archive these for present and future generations. The organisation creates learning resources such as lexical databases and dictionaries to encourage the use of languages. GALC has a retail area with language books, resources, reference material and films, along with a variety of educational resources and art materials.


2 Burt St
Boulder WA 6432

Opening Hours

Mon to Fri 8:30am - 4pm

Unknown language information

This is a cassette tape recording from 2004 of Adeline, speaking in a local Aboriginal language. Items like cassette tapes with an Aboriginal person speaking in a local language, are often donated to...

Language and culture go together.

Edie Ulrich is a Tjupan Elder. Her paintings adorn buildings around Kalgoorlie-Boulder. Edie painted this work for the Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre to use in its promotional materials.

Recording languages

This is Wilfrid H Douglas’ reel-to-reel audio tape recorder that he used to record Aboriginal people speaking in language. Douglas was a missionary who initially taught in the South West region. He...

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