We support participation in, and access to, Australia's arts and culture through developing and supporting cultural expression. Through our analysis, advice and programs we aim to make cultural experiences better for everyone, including the creative workforce behind the arts, entertainment and cultural sector.

  • Meet The Hon Tony Burke MP.
  • View our structure and operations, links to key reporting documents and information on career options and employment benefits.
  • Find details of current vacancies and graduate recruitment activities and how to apply, and the benefits of employment with the department.
  • You can apply to access our documents under the Freedom of Information Act 1982.
  • We are funded through the Australian Government Budget each year. This page provides links to the current and previous budgets.
  • This page lists our contact details
Our Secretary Mr Jim Betts
Jim Betts was appointed as Secretary of the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts in July 2022.