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
Stay indoors and experience stunning art and culture at our cultural institutions this winter.
Museums, libraries and galleries
Each year we work with our National Cultural Institutions to highlight the key role they play in the lives of Australians and...
Museums, libraries and galleries
The Government has appointed Ms Alison Page and Mr David Blackley as part-time members of the Council of the Australian...
Museums, libraries and galleries
Winter is almost here, come out of the cold and see what’s on at our national institutions.

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