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.

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Aircraft enthusiasts will soon be able to get a bird’s-eye view of an important piece of Australian aviation history.
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Over $136,000 will support 47 projects under the third batch of Culture, Heritage and Arts Regional Tourism (CHART) program...
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An ancient stone weight of cultural significance was returned today to Pakistan.
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Today marks the first return to Country of Kaurna old people to be laid to rest at the Kaurna Wangayarta Smithfield Memorial...

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