Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
22 September 2020
A new YouTube series that features puppetry, animation, song and live action is helping keep an ancient Indigenous language alive.
Children standing behind puppets. Buildings painted in the background with the word 'Gudaawi'.
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
11 September 2020
Sunday 13 September marks the 13th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People.
A carved wooden bowl containing dry leaf life material with native leaves and bark surrounding it
Museums, libraries and galleries Museums, libraries and galleries
8 September 2020
Exhibitions on themes as diverse as Indigenous body art, movie costumes and contemporary children’s television will be funded to tour regional...
Happy Birthday Play School: Celebrating 50 Years
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
8 September 2020
Thanks to the dedication of linguists and researchers at the Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre, in Kalgoorlie,the Mirniny alphabet has been...
Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre Aboriginal Corporation (GALCAC) linguist Jackie Coffin with the Mirniny alphabet chart.
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
8 September 2020
Eighty five important cultural objects are now back in Australia thanks to the Return of Cultural Heritage pilot project.
Ceremonial items made from emu feathers returned from Manchester Museum to the Gangalidda and Garawa people.
Museums, libraries and galleries Museums, libraries and galleries
7 September 2020
The Visions of Australia program opens for applications today.
Walking Through a Songline, an immersive digital art experience, as displayed at the National Museum of Australia, Canberra in partnership with Mosster Studio.
Visual arts Visual arts
2 September 2020
If you are involved with the Indigenous visual arts sector, we want to hear from you on ways to help the industry grow.
Image is of Ninuku Artists, Molly Miller, Samuel Miller and Monica Watson, painting on country at Tilun Tilun, photograph by Mel Henderson, image courtesy of Ku Arts, 2019. Text: Have your say. Growing the Indigenous Visual Arts Industry consultation pape
Performing arts Performing arts
31 August 2020
The Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund and the Arts Sustainability Fund are now open.
Theatre stage with purple and pink lights.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
26 August 2020
The latest recipients of Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support (IVAIS) funding totalling $49 million over five years have been announced.
Gwenneth Blitner-Mijal. Courtesy Ngukurr Arts ©
Performing arts Performing arts
24 August 2020
Twelve industry experts have been appointed to the Creative Economy Taskforce to help the arts sector recover from COVID-19.
Microphone in empty theatre