National Centre for Aboriginal Language
and Music Studies
Welcome to the National Centre for Aboriginal Language and Music Studies (NCALMS) at the University of Adelaide.
NCALMS is home to the collaborative work of the Kaurna Warra Pintyanthi (KWP), the Mobile Language Team (MLT) and the Centre for Aboriginal Studies in Music (CASM) in strengthening Australian Aboriginal communities, cultures, education, careers and wellbeing through innovative language, music and cultural projects.
Officially launched on 28 November 2016 by Nerida Saunders, Executive Director Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, Department of State Development, NCALMS’s mission is to be a leading Australian centre for student learning, scholarly excellence and community outreach in the fields of Australian Aboriginal languages and music.