Like many others in the cultural and creative sector, our major institutions have lost revenue from visitors, exhibitions and donations during the pandemic.
The funding comprises:
$2.3 million for the Australian Film Television and Radio School
$2.0 million for the Australian National Maritime Museum
$2.5 million for the National Film and Sound Archive
$4.5 million for the National Gallery of Australia
$5.4 million for the National Library of Australia
$3.9 million for the National Museum of Australia
$1.2 million for the National Portrait Gallery of Australia, and
$1.1 million for Screen Australia
In 2018–19 Australia's national cultural institutions attracted over 10.6 million visitors (including traveling exhibitions) and had more than 49.5 million visits to their websites. Nearly a million objects from the national collections are now accessible to the public online.