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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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 is 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 Prohibited Exports Register lists cultural material that has been denied an export permit.
The National Cultural Heritage Control List describes the type of material that may need an export permit.
You can apply to be an expert examiner and assess the significance of cultural material.
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.
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...
Importing cultural material from foreign countries into Australia must comply with the laws of the foreign country and Australia.
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.
July 01, 2016 00:00 AEST to June 30, 2017 00:00 AEST
The National Cultural Heritage Account helps Australian public cultural organisations buy significant objects that they could not otherwise afford.
Ancient opalised marine fossils are on public display at the South Australian Museum.
The National Cultural Heritage Account helped Sydney's Powerhouse Museum buy a historically significant Wedgwood Swan Vase.
Unique Dame Nellie memorabilia goes under the hammer
The Malcolm Moore diesel locomotive GT–112–DH1 found a permanent home with the Alexandra Timber Tramway and Museum, in Victoria.
The purchase of the sundial for permanent exhibition will assist in better interpretation of Port Macquarie's history as a British penal settlement...
The National Library of Australia is embarking on a ground-breaking project to conserve, catalogue and digitise 12,000 glass-plate negatives from...