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The National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach program aims to bring Australian and overseas cultural material to all Australians through national tours, and help tour Australian works overseas.
Australian arts and cultural heritage organisations can now apply for funding to take their exhibitions on tour.
Desert Mob 2019 was organised by Desart and held in Alice Springs from 5 to 7 September.
For centuries Wägilak people from Arnhem Land have performed songs and dances, passed down through the generations, which sustain culture and...
ARIA and Queensland Music Award winner Emily Wurramara is a role model for young Aboriginal women and hopes to inspire others to embrace music,...
Sebastian is at a university open day with his best friend Tolly when he meets a girl. The wrong girl. Her name is Frida, and she's edgy, caustic and funny. She's also a storyteller, but the stories she tells about herself don't ring true, and as their surprising and eventful day together unfolds, Sebastian struggles to sort the fact from the fiction. But how much can he expect Frida to share in just one day? And how much of himself and his own secrets will he be willing to reveal in return?
In Rusted Off, Gabrielle Chan looks to her own rural community's main street for answers to the big questions driving voters. Why are we so fed up with politics? Why are formerly rusted-on country voters deserting major parties in greater numbers than their city cousins? Can ordinary people teach us more about the way forward for government? In 1996, Gabrielle, the city-born daughter of a Chinese migrant, moved to a sheep and wheat farm in country New South Wales. Here, she provides a window into her community and reflects on its lessons for the Australian political story.
Find out about some of the great Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages activities and programs happening around Australia.
Organisations listed on the Register of Cultural Organisations can receive tax deductible donations. This helps cultural organisations to attract funding from businesses and individuals.
The SharingStories Foundation works with Indigenous communities to preserve language, stories and cultural heritage through digital technologies and art forms.
Australian language preservation technology has received international recognition at the MIT Solve Challenge in New York.
On the United Nations World Tourism Day we feature tourist guide Raymond Fordimail – a Jawoyn man who is sharing his language and culture with...
Soon after Billy Griffiths joins his first archaeological dig as camp manager and cook, he is hooked. Equipped with a historian's inquiring mind, he embarks on a journey through time, seeking to understand the extraordinary deep history of the Australian continent. Deep Time Dreaming is the passionate product of that journey. It investigates a twin revolution: the reassertion of Aboriginal identity in the second half of the twentieth century, and the uncovering of the traces of ancient Australia.
Is it possible for two very different teenagers to fall in love despite high barbed-wire fences and a political wilderness between them? Anahita is passionate, curious and determined. She is also an Iranian asylum seeker who is only allowed out of detention to attend school. On weekdays, during school hours, she can be a 'regular Australian girl'. Jono needs the distraction of an infatuation. In the past year his mum has walked out, he's been dumped and his sister has moved away. Lost and depressed, Jono feels as if he's been left behind with his Vietnamese single father, Kenny.
The Australia-Singapore Arts Group (ASAG) held its fifth meeting and the second Cultural Leaders Forum this week in Melbourne.
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The Australian Government has announced a package of measures to mark the 250th Anniversary of James Cook's first voyage to Australia and the Pacific in 1770 (Cook 250).
Language interpreters are crucial in the lives of many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
You don’t read a great book, you encounter it and we’re all the better for it.