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Regional arts Regional arts
18 June 2018
Project descriptions for nine successful projects funded in Round 6 of the 2018 Visions funding round.
29 May 2017
Stay indoors and experience stunning art and culture at our cultural institutions this winter.
What's on.
Performing arts Performing arts
26 May 2017
For more than 30 years the Australian Government has provided operational funding to eight elite performing arts training organisations that form...
Flying Fruit Fly Circus March 2015
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
26 May 2017
Our national cultural institutions are holding a series of events to mark National Reconciliation Week.
Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial Royal Flag
Visual arts Visual arts
26 May 2017
Peter Lin from Artbank talks to us about how they support Australian artists and the importance of art at work.
Man sitting on a bench looking at a framed artwork at the Artbank storage area.
Screen Screen
16 May 2017
Mr Russel Howcroft has been appointed as Chair of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School Council.
Radio microphone
Museums, libraries and galleries Museums, libraries and galleries
8 May 2017
Each year we work with our National Cultural Institutions to highlight the key role they play in the lives of Australians and the cultural...
National Cultural Institutions KPI
Museums, libraries and galleries Museums, libraries and galleries
2 May 2017
The Government has appointed Ms Alison Page and Mr David Blackley as part-time members of the Council of the Australian National Maritime Museum ...
Board room.
Indigenous arts and languages. Indigenous arts and languages
28 April 2017
The Government will provide more than $200,000 to support an exhibition in Singapore of unique Indigenous sculptures.
Ghost net sculpture
Cultural heritage Cultural heritage
28 April 2017
The return of Indigenous ancestral remains from overseas institutions is only the first step in the journey of returning ancestors back to Country.
Smoking ceremony of King Ng:Tja at the Museum of Tropical Queensland