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The Queensland Museum will receive $50,000 to assist with the purchase of a rare meteorite.
Repatriation Ceremony Hannover, Germany
Recipients for the 2017 Community Heritage Grants Program have been announced.
The formal handover of a Port Stewart ancestor was undertaken in Germany on 24 October 2017.
Last night marked the first repatriation from Canada under the Indigenous Repatriation Program.
This week we marked the beginning of the journey home for Mungo Man and 104 ancestors.
The Australian Government has reappointed the eight members of the National Cultural Heritage Committee for a term of two years including the...
The Australian Government has released the final report of the independent review of the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986....
The Australian Government has welcomed the return of Aboriginal ancestral remains from the United Kingdom to the Dunghutti community of New South...
Arts Minister Senator George Brandis has announced the approval of the National Museum of Australia for five years as an approved borrowing...
Australia is a party to the UNESCO Convention to protect and promote the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
We protect national and international movable cultural heritage: we regulate exports and imports, and help museums, galleries and libraries acquire important cultural material. We help repatriate...
Cultural material bought in Australia or overseas are protected by laws. Our role is to help you make sure that you buy, sell, import or export cultural objects legally.
A permit is needed to take significant cultural material out of Australia. We regulate the export of cultural material under the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986.
The National Cultural Heritage Control List describes the type of material that may need an export permit.
Fossils and meteorites must be assessed for their significance before they can be taken out of Australia.
You may need a permit to export some works of fine or decorative art from Australia.
You need a permit to take some trophies, sporting objects and memorabilia that are more than 30 years old out of Australia.