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.

What's new

Museums, libraries and galleries
Keep cool, calm and creative this Summer at our national cultural institutions.
Museums, libraries and galleries
The Government has appointed a new member to the Board of the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA).
Museums, libraries and galleries
The Government has appointed two new members to the Old Parliament House (OPH) Board.
Museums, libraries and galleries
Hear from Australia’s thought leaders on the importance of digitising our cultural collections.

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