Batchelor Institute Press is the publishing arm of Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, Northern Territory, Australia. Please note that as of 26 March 2020 Batchelor Institute's campuses have been temporarily closed in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, with Institute staff working from home. Orders may be still made through this website and through the Batchelor Press email (batchelorpress@batchelor.edu.au) however there may be some delay in the processing and sending of these orders due to this temporary closure. We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

The teaching and learning resources developed at Batchelor Institute are produced primarily for Indigenous Australian students living in remote communities, the majority of whom have English as a second or third language. The content of these resources has been developed by community elders, students and teaching staff with many years experience in ESL, distance learning and curriculum development.

New Releases

These are a selection of our new titles.

Gulumerrdjin Larrakia colouring book

An A4 size colouring book featuring a range of of plant and animal illustrations along with Larrakia language words. Colouring-in activities are complemented by other exercises to inspire the imagination of early learners and their appreciation of the natural world. Illustrations by Gulumerrdjin artist Jason Lee. 

Great Journeys undertaken by Aboriginal people in ancient times in Western Australia

Based on research to emerge from the Kurongkurl Katitjin Centre for Australian Aboriginal Education and Research at Edith Cowan University and the Western Australian Aboriginal Journey Ways Project through Main Roads Western Australia, this study documents personal, traditional and archaeological knowledge relating to the main coastal and inland routes throughout the state over the millennia.

Gulumerrdjin Madawa

Larrakia Animals

An introduction to Larrakia language, the language of the Gulumerrdjin (Larrakia) people of the Darwin and Cox Peninsula regions (NT), through a selection of animal-related words and original illustrations provided by Gulumerrdjin artist Jason Lee. Suitable for early learners and those interested in Larrakia language.