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
With Anzac Day just around the corner, we take a look at the important role newsmaps played for Australians during World War I.
Museums, libraries and galleries
Applications for the Maritime Museums of Australia Project Support Scheme are open.
Museums, libraries and galleries
The Government has appointed Mr Kim Ledger and Ms Caroline Elliott as members to the Board of the NFSA for three year terms.
Museums, libraries and galleries
Looking for things to do this Easter? Our national institutions have plenty of events and activities to keep you busy.

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