We support inclusiveness and growth in Australia's creative sector, and we protect and promote Australian content and culture. We do this through delivering strategic advice and policy development, effective program and grants management, regulatory management and collaborative stakeholder engagement.
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Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
This World Sea Turtle Day provides the opportunity to highlight the fact that 6 out of 7 sea turtle species are under threat.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
Singer Gawurra Gaykamangu is in a class of his own. His voice is resonating around the world due to his modern twist on his...
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
Songman Roy Ashley Waṉapuyŋu was dedicated to maintaining and passing on his people’s language, stories, songs and cultural...
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
It’s World Environment Day in the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages (IY2019) and we are celebrating both events...
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
Singer Gawurra Gaykamangu is in a class of his own. His voice is resonating around the world due to his modern twist on his...

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Prime Minister's Literary Awards

The Prime Minister's Literary Awards celebrate outstanding literary talent in Australia and the valuable contribution Australian literature and history makes to the nation's cultural and intellectual life.

Funding programs

Our Work

Artbank
Artbank

Artbank is a one of a kind, Australian Government support program that acquires the work of living, Australian contemporary artists – making the collection available to the general public through a leasing program.

National Cultural Heritage Account

The National Cultural Heritage Account helps Australian public cultural organisations buy significant objects that they could not otherwise afford.

Meeting of Cultural Ministers
Meeting of Cultural Ministers

The Meeting of Cultural Ministers comprises the Australian, state and territory government arts and culture ministers.

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