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 Indigenous ancestral remains and cultural material.

What's new

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A revered 19th century Aboriginal shield now has a permanent home in the Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA), on the land of...
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Australia's digital heritage collection delivers an extensive array of cultural and historical resources to all Australians.
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The Community Heritage Grants (CHG) program provides grants of up to $15,000 to community groups to help preserve and manage...
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The expertly crafted Hannah Cabinet, which took more than six years to create, will be on permanent display for all Australians...

Funding programs

Funding support programs