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 Turnbull Government has appointed Ms Helen Cook as a member of the Council of the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) for a...
Museums, libraries and galleries
It’s the last month of summer but there’s still plenty of time to explore the activities on offer. See what’s on in February.
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...

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