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
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...
Museums, libraries and galleries
The Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) has celebrated its 25th birthday.
Museums, libraries and galleries
The Government has reappointed Mr Peter Dexter AM as Chair of the Council of the Australian National Maritime Museum for three...

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