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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Visit a National Cultural Institution this winter and school holidays.
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The preservation of surf life saving togs is just one of the great projects we support.
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Discover the latest data on the contribution of Australia’s National Cultural Institutions.
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A popular vintage machinery rally will be back this Easter with support from the Culture, Heritage and Arts Regional Tourism ...

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