AusTalk in the Media

28th
February
2015

ABC News

ABC segment on AusTalk in Darwin

 

23rd
February
2015

NT News

NT News article on AusTalk in Darwin

 

8th
May
2012

SBS news

SBS news segment on AusTalk (26 December 2011)

Download the SBS news segment

8th
July
2011

Western Advocate

Speech and language researchers at Charles Sturt University are seeking participants for the historic AusTalk national study of Australian speech and accents.

Read the article on the Western Advocate website

13th
June
2011

UWA News

More than 30 scientists from 11 Australian universities, including UWA , will be recording the speech patterns of 1,000 adults from 17 different locations in all states and territories.

Read the article in the UWA Newsletter

26th
March
2011

Lingua Franca

Dr Felicity Cox answers the questions of Maria Zijlstra.

Listen to the interview on Lingua Franca

21st
March
2011

Nightline

Associate Professor Roberto Togneri answers the questions of Graham Mabury.

Download the interview (MP3, 4MB, 10 mins)

15th
March
2011

Study puts Aussie accent on record

Researchers at The University of Western Australia are involved in a landmark joint university study to showcase the diversity of Australian accents across the country. Associate Professor Roberto Togneri and Winthrop Professor Mohammed Bennamoun are experts in the fusion of speech processing and computer vision for the next generation of human-computer interaction systems using voice.

Read the full article on University of Western Australia

26th
January
2011

Aussie accents to be preserved for posterity

Our accent is a powerful and enduring symbol of national identity that we preserve despite the influx of electronic media and cultural icons from overseas. However, just as society changes, so too does accent as it constantly evolves to meet the changing needs of its users.

A national initiative to collect the accents of 1000 Australian English speakers is being launched today, Australia Day. Australian English accents from adults of all ages from various locations in all states and territories will be collected to represent the regional and social diversity of Australian English.

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ABC AM

Capturing the Aussie accent

Read Paula Kruger's interview of Professor Denis Burnham on ABC AM

Herald Sun

Aussie accent to be recorded for history as part of Australia Day celebrations

Read the full article on the Herald Sun

News.com.au

Aussie accent recorded for history for Australia Day

Read the full article on www.news.com.au

Nine MSN

Oz accent recorded for history

Read the full article on Nine MSN

BigPond News

Aussie accent recorded for history

Read the full article on BigBond News

Perth Now

Australian accent recorded for history

Read the full article on Perth Now

Tasmanian Examiner

Aussie accent goes on record

Read the full article on the Tasmanian Examiner