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Information for Australian institutions participating in the Cultural Gifts Program.
PDF: register-of-cultural-organisations-roco-application-not-accessible-form.pdf (320.28 KB) DOCX: register-of-cultural-organisations-roco-application-not-accessible.docx (127.88 KB)
The Application for Register of Cultural Organisations form was updated in March 2018. The revised application form has been restructured and seeks additional information that was previously...
The Government will provide over $100,000 to preserve a rare guitar used by Australian surf rock band The Atlantics, and a 19th century silver...
Encounters 2020 sees the HMB Endeavour replica circumnavigate Australia to mark Cook 250.
The Government has provided $125,000 to the National Museum of Australia to purchase a rare female Tasmanian tiger (thylacine) pelt.
We have released a new fact sheet to raise awareness in the broader community about how movable cultural heritage is protected in Australia.
PDF: Export permit application―Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986 (566.37 KB) DOCX: Export permit application―Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986 (767.1 KB)
Before completing the application form, we strongly recommend that you familiarise yourself with the purpose and operation of Australia's Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage legislation....
A moving repatriation ceremony was held at the National Museum of Australia today to mark the official handover of ancestors to Kaurna Elders...
PDF: Register of Cultural Organisations guide (1.59 MB) DOCX: Register of Cultural Organisations guide (753.84 KB)
The Register of Cultural Organisations Guide was updated in March 2018. The Guide clarifies information for applicants and organisations already on the ROCO. The Guide explains the ROCO eligibility...
45 Australian Indigenous ancestors have been repatriated from Germany to Australia.
Three culturally significant sculptures will be returned to India during Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s visit in January next year.
The Australian Government supports the repatriation of ancestral remains and secret sacred objects to their communities of origin to help promote healing and reconciliation.
PDF: Australian Government Policy on Indigenous Repatriation (580.04 KB) DOCX: Australian Government Policy on Indigenous Repatriation (780.81 KB)
The Australian Government Policy on Indigenous Repatriation was established in 2011. In 2016, it was updated to reflect the change in department name.
PDF: Fact sheet—Indigenous Repatriation—International—November 2019 (488.02 KB) DOCX: Fact sheet—Indigenous Repatriation—International—November 2019 (196.73 KB)
The Australian Government supports the unconditional return of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ancestral remains through the Indigenous Repatriation Program.
PDF: Indigenous Repatriation—international—questions and answers—December 2019 (478.75 KB) DOCX: Indigenous Repatriation—international—questions and answers—December 2019 (204.11 KB)
For more than 150 years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ancestral remains were removed and sent to museums, universities and private collections both in Australia and overseas. They were...
PDF: AIATSIS—Guidelines for Ethical Research in Australian Indigenous Studies (258.9 KB) DOCX: AIATSIS—Guidelines for Ethical Research in Australian Indigenous Studies (178.96 KB)
Guidelines to provide for meaningful engagement between researchers and Australian Indigenous individuals and/or communities involved in research.
PDF: indigenous_repatriation_factsheet_export_prohibition_final.pdf (196.05 KB) DOCX: factsheet_indigenous_repatriation_prohibition_of_export_aug17_final.docx (245.23 KB)
Fact sheet—prohibition on the export ban and enforcement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ancestral remains and secret sacred objects.
The expertly crafted Hannah Cabinet, which took more than six years to create, will be on permanent display for all Australians at the Lismore...
The Protection of Cultural Objects on Loan Scheme provides legal protection for cultural objects on loan from overseas lenders for temporary public exhibition in Australia.