Australia's collecting institutions protect and celebrate Australia's rich cultural heritage, share resources and mentor regional partners. We provide advice to government and the sector on best practice for collecting cultural material, developing quality collections and ensuring ethical collecting in Australia.

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Museums, libraries and galleries
Looking for some culture this summer? Check out our list of what’s on in January 2017.
Museums, libraries and galleries
The Turnbull Government has reappointed the Hon Dr David Kemp as Chair, Mr Bernard Wright AO as Deputy Chair and the Hon Simon...
Museums, libraries and galleries
The National Gallery of Australia’s Versailles: Treasures from the Palace exhibition is now open, showcasing treasures from...
Museums, libraries and galleries
The Government has appointed Dr Marie-Louise Ayres as Director-General of the National Library of Australia for a five year...

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