Visual arts Visual arts
2 August 2022
Expert advisory groups will support consultation on a new National Cultural Policy.
Synthony concert, Melbourne, 2021. Image courtesty of Duco Events. Woman singing.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
28 July 2022
More than $57 million will be shared across 84 community-based Indigenous languages and arts activities.
Bangarra dancers on stage performing Wudjang: Not the Past.
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
25 July 2022
A billiard table from the 1800s provides a unique glimpse back in time.
The History of Australia Billiard Table, with green felt top and ornate carvings on timber side and end panels
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
25 July 2022
Narungga and Kaurna ancestors are among those returning to their ancestral home.
Repatriation ceremony out the front of the Smithsonian Institute, National Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C. Kaurna Elder Major Sumner performs a smoking to prepare the ancestors for their journey home
19 July 2022
The Productivity Commission's draft report into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual arts and crafts identifies the value of and addresses...
Mornington Island Arts’ artist’s hand holding a paintbrush working on a painting.
19 July 2022
Our National Collecting Institutions are set to tour exhibitions to remote, regional, metropolitan and international audiences.
Family sits by a swimming pool at a hotel in the 1960s.
Performing arts Performing arts
15 July 2022
14 arts projects will share in over $630,000 through the latest Festivals Australia program funding round.
This image shows three singers in colourful, patterned clothing, with a guitarist and drummer, on a lit performance stage as part of the opening night of the 2021 Castlemaine State Festival. Ajak Kwai and Riel Dë Nyiër: World premiere at the Castlemaine
Museums, libraries and galleries Museums, libraries and galleries
1 July 2022
Visit a National Cultural Institution this winter and school holidays.
A man holding his child, while viewing an art work in a gallery
Visual arts Visual arts
1 July 2022
You are invited to take part in our consultation to inform a new National Cultural Policy.
An artist’s hands, holding a paint jar and painting tool, working on a colourful Indigenous artwork, which features yellow, blue, orange and red designs.
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
23 May 2022
Four objects of Iranian cultural heritage have been returned to the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Islamic bowl with turquoise glaze and black inscription in Nasta’liq script wishing health and prosperity to its owner.

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