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,...
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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...
The Australian Screen Production Incentive supports screen production through generous tax incentives.
The Australian Government seeks the unconditional return of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ancestral remains from overseas collections.
The Australian Government has supported the return of over 1500 Australian Indigenous ancestors from overseas institutions and private collectors for over 30 years.
Below are some examples of cultural property returned by the Australian Government to foreign countries under the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986.
We promote innovative and competitive communications and arts sectors. Through our analysis, advice and programs we aim to make digital technologies, communications services and cultural...