As well as ensuring the storage and preservation of data relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, ATSIDA staff work closely with:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities - managing appropriate access and return of digital materials.
Researchers - developing data management plans and providing contextual information relating to their research.
Higher education institutions - identifying nationally significant datasets and research projects as well as assisting with development of strategies to ensure preservation and access to data.
Government - influencing policies relating to, for example, research data, indigenous research material, intellectual property (IP) and moral rights.
International organisations - collaborating with international indigenous policy developers and researchers.