Literature Literature
20 September 2018
All Australians are encouraged to stop what they are doing today, pick up a book and read—for just one hour.
A person reading a book
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
19 September 2018
The Australian Government has returned a culturally significant ammonite fossil to the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria today.
A representative from the Department of Communications and the Arts handing over the culturally significant fossil to the Chargée d’Affaires a.i of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria Embassy in Canberra.
Performing arts Performing arts
18 September 2018
We take a look at the Australian National Academy of Music and how it nurtures some of the best musicians from around the country.
Australian National Academy of Music
14 September 2018
The 2018 Meeting of Cultural Ministers was held in Canberra, ACT on 14 September 2018.
Meeting of Cultural Ministers 2018
Performing arts Performing arts
28 August 2018
We visited the Australian Ballet School as the students prepare to showcase their amazing artistry and technical skill in Melbourne and Canberra.
Australian Ballet School students
Museums, libraries and galleries Museums, libraries and galleries
28 August 2018
The Cultural Gifts Program offers tax incentives to encourage donors to gift cultural property, such as paintings and manuscripts, to more than 400...
Woman examining art at a museum.
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
27 August 2018
Eight Australian Indigenous ancestors have been returned home from Sweden.
Artwork - Indigenous handprint.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
22 August 2018
The Government will fund 96 projects through the 2018-19 Indigenous Languages and Arts program.
Ilbijerri Theatre Co. Tanderrum 2017 rehearsal. Photo credit James Henry.
Screen Screen
16 August 2018
This year marks 25 years of Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department, which supports Indigenous Australians to tell their own screen stories.
Sweet Country feature film
Performing arts Performing arts
9 August 2018
Deadline for submissions to the MPA Framework survey extended to 5pm AEST on Monday 13 August 2018.
Major Performing Arts Framework survey.

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