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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Take a look at the key trends for our national cultural institutions in 2017-18.
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We’ve rounded up the best national cultural exhibitions and activities to help you start planning your summer.
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In the lead up to Remembrance Day, we take a look at a unique project funded through the Anzac Centenary Arts and Culture Fund.
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The school holidays have come around again and our National Cultural institutions have you covered, from films, to dancing and...

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