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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Ahead of Anzac Day, the Australian National Maritime Museum has received several pieces of naval wartime history.
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Round 12 of the Visions of Australia program is now open for applications
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Escape the heat and head to our national institutions to enjoy a cultural day out this summer.
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Despite the challenges of 2020, Australian museums and galleries have continued to present major exhibitions of significant...

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