Museums, libraries and galleries Museums, libraries and galleries
19 December 2018
Take a look at the key trends for our national cultural institutions in 2017-18.
Impact of our National Cultural Institutions. 2017-18 results
Regional arts Regional arts
17 December 2018
The latest Regional Arts Fund (RAF) Community Grants are set to support community creativity across regional Australia.
Painting of Viterra’s grain silos in Kimba South Australia during August and September 2017. Photographer Robert Lang.
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
17 December 2018
To stay at the forefront of protecting Australia’s cultural property, we have updated the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Regulations 2018.
Ptolemy's Cosmographical Map Sheet returned to Spain in February 2008.
Doc website icons separate artboards - general General
11 December 2018
After a big year, we take a look back at some of our highlights.
Image graphically showing what the Department of Communications and the Arts has achieved for 2018, shwoing towers, a map of Australia, conversations.
10 December 2018
If you’re an author, artist, musician or filmmaker, upcoming changes to terms of copyright protection could affect you.
Old fashion alarm clock.  Someone is using a laptop in the background.
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
7 December 2018
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Cultural Gifts Program that provides incentives for donors to gift art and cultural property to public...
Kylie Minogue's Blue Showgirls Costume. Photo courtesy of Victorian Arts Centre Trust.
Performing arts Performing arts
6 December 2018
Australia is an internationally recognised for its achievements in the circus arts and the Flying Fruit Fly Circus and its unique training program...
Flying Fruit Fly Circus performer
Literature Literature
4 December 2018
Six diverse titles have been recognised at the 2018 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards ceremony.
Prime Minister's Literary Awards.  The 5 winning book covers are displayed. Border Districts, John Curtin’s War, This is my Song, Asia's Reckoning, Pea Pod Lullaby
Museums, libraries and galleries Museums, libraries and galleries
4 December 2018
We’ve rounded up the best national cultural exhibitions and activities to help you start planning your summer.
John Everett Millais Ophelia 1851-52, oil on canvas, 76.2 x 111.8 cm, Presented by Sir Henry Tate 1894, Tate, © Tate, London 2018
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
30 November 2018
The story of Yolngu warrior, Djalu Gurruwiwi and world-famous musician Gotye.  
Djalu points towards the Hole In The Wall, a narrow shipping passage on the way to Raragala.