The National Cultural Heritage Committee assesses applications for export permits and funding applications from the National Cultural Heritage Account. It also advises the Minister for the Arts.
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In 2016, the United Nations (UN) reported that 40 per cent (2,680) of the estimated 6,700 languages spoken around the world were in danger of disappearing.
In providing the necessary access to education, information and knowledge in and about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages, the complex environment for Australia's languages needs to be...
Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages are facing critical risks contributing to the loss of knowledge and use. Many communities are racing against time to record and preserve...
One of UNESCO's major objectives is to raise awareness of both the risks associated with the loss of language, and how language and knowledge systems could aid in sustainable development,...
The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages (IY2019) to raise awareness of the crucial role languages play in people's daily lives.
The National Cultural Heritage Control List describes the type of material that may need an export permit.
You may need a permit to export some works of fine or decorative art from Australia.
With Easter and the school holidays fast approaching, find out what’s on to keep the family entertained at our national cultural institutions.
The Indigenous Repatriation Museum Grants Program returns Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ancestral remains and secret sacred objects held in major Australian museums to the communities of...
We develop policies and deliver programs that encourage excellence in the arts, help to protect our cultural heritage and support public access to and participation in, arts and culture in Australia.
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Why not visit one of our national institutions this October to get your culture hit this Spring?
If you have work on consignment to galleries and dealers, you can register with the Personal Property Securities Register to protect it.
It’s cooling down but there is still plenty to see and do at our national institutions.
Stay indoors and experience stunning art and culture at our cultural institutions this winter.
In need of some culture and creativity? Our national institutions have got you covered this August.
In Australia, national and international cultural property is protected through the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986, which gives effect to the UNESCO Convention on the Means of...