General
29 March 2016
The 2016 Creative Partnerships Awards held on 21 March 2016 celebrated the dedication, passion and leadership of five inspiring Australians who are...
Screen
21 March 2016
The Australian Government has re-appointed Professor Julianne Schultz AM FAHA as Chair of the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS)...
Still from AFTRS student film Corrinna 2012. Directed by Hollie Fifer.
Performing arts
16 March 2016
The Australian Government announced $1 million for the Bell Shakespeare capital campaign, laying the foundations for a secure future for Australia...
Minister Mitch Fifield, Gill Perkins and Peter Evans
Museums, libraries and galleries
11 March 2016
Australia’s cultural institutions are more relevant and accessible than ever before, as they find exciting new ways to attract fresh audiences....
Alsop Coin
General
2 March 2016
The Australian Government has appointed Christine Simpson Stokes to the Board of the Australia Council for a period of three years....
Christine Simpson Stokes
Regional arts
19 February 2016
The Australian Government announced more than $750,000 for 18 projects from the Festivals Australia program that assists community members living...
Taikoz drumming workshop, Riversdale Festival. The Australian Government has ann
Museums, libraries and galleries
12 February 2016
The Australian Government has announced the appointment of Professor Sarah Derrington as a member of the Council of the Australian National...
National Maritime Museum
Museums, libraries and galleries
8 February 2016
Arts Minister Senator Mitch Fifield has released a statement on the death of Dr John Hirst, an Emeritus Scholar and eminent historian....
Dr John Hirst, image courtesy of La Trobe University website
Museums, libraries and galleries
4 February 2016
The Australian Government has re-appointed Mr Alan Dodge AM to the Board of the National Portrait Gallery for a term of three years....
National Portrait Gallery
Cultural heritage
3 February 2016
The Australian Government has reappointed the eight members of the National Cultural Heritage Committee for a term of two years including the...