Languages and Cultures Network
for Australian Universities

We advocate for the sector and keep it informed

Patji Dawes Award

This prize, which is awarded biennially by the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language, in partnership with LCNAU and  AFMLTA, is open

Save Languages at Swinburne

We urge LCNAU members to continue to support the campaign to prevent the closure of languages at Swinburne. To sign the current petition, please go

Student training opportunity

ONLINE SUMMER COURSE (2021) Unthinking and rethinking intercultural dialogue in education 21-25 June 2021 Co-organised by The Faculty of Educational Sciences (University of Helsinki, Finland) and

Research training opportunity

LCNAU members and their students may be interested in some aspects of the training programs currently being offered in the UK for researchers in languages

We provide members with research and networking opportunities

The ILTAC cluster brings together researchers working towards a broader understanding and enactment of the intercultural dimension in language and culture education in tertiary environments.

This cluster supports the teaching and learning of Australia’s first languages in universities, and to inform and facilitate discussion between interested parties.

A collaborative platform that seeks to explore the role of Work Integrated Learning in language studies from practical and theoretical points of view.

Our members are at the forefront of languages education and research


Find out about our upcoming and past colloquia.

Our Colloquia bring the sector together