Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
31 January 2019
The Government has provided $125,000 to the National Museum of Australia to purchase a rare female Tasmanian tiger (thylacine) pelt.
Rare Tasmanian tiger skin at the National Museum of Australia
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
29 January 2019
The importance of Indigenous language has been highlighted at the 2019 Australian of the Year awards.
Singer Danzal Baka, aka Baker Boy singing into a microphone with a didgeridoo in his right hand.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
29 January 2019
IY2019 aims to raise global attention on the risks facing Indigenous languages.
2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages logo
Regional arts Regional arts
24 January 2019
Eight new exhibitions will be coming to 53 regional locations thanks to our Visions of Australia regional exhibitions touring program.
Antipodean Wonderland: Reimagined from John Hunter, Anna Glynn, 2017, Ink, watercolour and pencil on Arches paper, 51x66cm.
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23 January 2019
Creative skills are crucial to driving employment and economic growth in Australia, according to new research by the Bureau of Communications and...
Man and a women drinking coffee looking at a computer screen.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
22 January 2019
Find out about a unique exhibition of contemporary Indigenous art featuring the Kuninjku language and culture.
Image of  John Mawurndjul
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
18 January 2019
A new conference will explore some of the earliest known recordings of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages in Canberra next month.
Excerpt from Captain Cook's diary dated April 1778.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
17 January 2019
An Aboriginal music touring project is bringing contemporary music and culture to some of our most hard to reach areas.
Ritchie Guymala of Black Rock Band
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
4 January 2019
The United Nations (UN) has declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages (IY2019) to raise awareness about the crucial role of...
Four panels. Panel 1: Indigenous man in green shirt and wearing a hat on his head. Panel 2: an Indigenous woman with child hanging around her neck. Panel 3: Indigenous woman. Panel 4: Indigenous man.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
20 December 2018
A successful community program in Broome is helping keep the Yawuru language alive.
Group of graduates of the Walalangga Yawuru Ngan-ga language program singing