30 June 2015

Arts Minister Senator George Brandis has announced the signing of a significant cultural agreement between Australia and Singapore which will bring new opportunities to collaborate and showcase Australian creative talent overseas.

The Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Field of Arts and Culture between Australia and Singapore was signed yesterday in Singapore by Mr Philip Green OAM, Australia's High Commissioner to Singapore and Ms Yeoh Chee Yan, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Culture, of Singapore.

The cultural agreement builds on a strong existing relationship and will foster increased collaboration between artists, cultural institutions and organisations through reciprocal visits, residencies, professional exchanges, sharing research and exhibition partnerships.

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