Australian Journal of Linguistics

Aims and scope

The Australian Journal of Linguistics  is the official journal of the Australian Linguistic Society and the premier international journal on language in Australia and the region. The focus of the journal is research on Australian Indigenous languages, Australian Englishes, community languages in Australia, language in Australian society, and languages of the Australian-Pacific region. The journal publishes papers that make a significant theoretical, methodological and/or practical contribution to the field and are accessible to a broad audience.

The Australian Journal of Linguistics does not publish work on the teaching of English as an additional language.  

Peer Review Policy

All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous double-blind peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymized refereeing by two anonymous referees. All review, invited, opinion, and reflective papers in this journal have undergone editorial screening and peer review.

Authors can choose to publish gold open access in this journal.

Read the Instructions for Authors for information on how to submit your article.

Accessing the Journal

To read/download any article from Volume 1 (1981) onwards, either log in through the Online Portal (at the top right of this page) and click ‘journals’ on the ALS Member Online Portal, or log in to the Australian Journal of Linguistics using your institution’s online credentials.

Australian Journal of Linguistics

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