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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There’s something on for every member of the family at our national collecting institutions this summer.
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As the weather warms and school holidays approach, take a look at what events are on at our national cultural institutions for...
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International museum and modern art professionals will meet over three days at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia in...
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Every year Australia’s galleries and museums display major exhibitions of some of the most significant cultural material from...

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