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
Dr Gerard Vaughan AM has been reappointed as Director of the National Gallery of Australia (NGA).
Museums, libraries and galleries
This weekend, explore SiteWorks at Bundanon Trust through discussions, presentations and workshops.
Museums, libraries and galleries
Our latest video takes a look at the Museum of Australian Democracy.
Museums, libraries and galleries
Successful applicants for funding from the Maritime Museums of Australia Project Support Scheme (MMAPSS) in 2017-18 have been...

Funding programs