Visual arts Visual arts
24 November 2021
The career pathways and opportunities for Indigenous arts workers are steadily on the rise.
Joann Russo with traditional Bagu
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
19 November 2021
A wood and steel axe of cultural significance has been returned to the Philippines.
An Igorot wood and steel axe.
5 November 2021
Community arts and cultural organisations can now apply for funding for activities which promote cultural tourism.
Woman looking through glass display at museum exhibition
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
4 November 2021
A priceless Incan carved wooden vessel, known as a canopa, will soon be on its way back to its rightful home in Peru.
A carved Incan canopa that depicts two llamas. It has a rounded hollow on its back, where offerings were dedicated to the care and fertility of animal herds.
Performing arts Performing arts
27 October 2021
SHOUSE, the Melbourne duo of Edward Service and Jack Madin, is one of Australia's newest successful cultural exports.
Two men standing in front of a building with ornate architecture.
27 October 2021
Indie pop/rock band Middle Kids are among the first Australian artists to tour overseas since COVID-19 began.
Female singer holding guitar performing on stage with thousands of fans in audience wearing masks watching.
Performing arts Performing arts
26 October 2021
The first round of Sounds Australia's Export Stimulus package will support Australia’s diverse music industry talent.
Stage lit up with a massive crowd watching a music performance.
Literature Literature
22 October 2021
The 2021 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlist has been announced.
Australian Government. Prime Minister's literary awards. Images of shortlisted books.
22 October 2021
The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications 2020-21 Annual Report was tabled in Parliament on 21 October...
2020-21 Annual Report now available
Visual arts Visual arts
21 October 2021
The National Indigenous Visual Arts Action Plan has been released, outlining the Australian Government’s support to grow the Aboriginal and Torres...
Artist wearing a hat working on a painting