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Appointment to the Board of Old Parliament House

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of former Senator Sue Knowles as a part time member of the board of Old Parliament House for a three-year term. 

14 June 2024

Media release

Appointment to the National Library of Australia Council

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of Professor Larissa Behrendt AO as a part-time member of the Council of the National Library of Australia.

11 June 2024

Media release

Continuing to revive Australia’s arts and culture sector

The Albanese Labor Government is continuing its revival of Australia’s arts and culture sector, with new legislation to establish First Nations Arts and Writing Australia introduced to Parliament today.

05 June 2024

Media release

Appointment to the National Cultural Heritage Committee

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of Professor Martin Gibbs as the Chair of the National Cultural Heritage Committee for a term of three years.

29 May 2024

Media release

Showcasing Australian art across the country

The Albanese Labor Government is helping to bring awe-inspiring exhibitions to new audiences, delivering $1.4 million in funding through the latest round of the Visions of Australia program. 

23 May 2024

Media release

Appointment to the Australian Children’s Television Foundation Board

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of Mr Simon Pryce as Commonwealth representative to the Australian Children’s Television Foundation Board for three years.

22 May 2024

Media release

Investing more in Australian creative talent and stories

The Albanese Labor Government is continuing to revive Australia’s arts, entertainment and cultural sector with strong investments in the 2024-25 Budget.

14 May 2024

Media release

Sharing the National Collection: Japanese artworks in Temora honour shared histories

Pieces from four celebrated Japanese ceramic artists will take pride of place in Temora Arts Centre in the latest loan announced under the Albanese Labor Government’s Sharing the National Collection program.

14 May 2024

Media release

Sharing the National Collection: First loan to Northern Territory celebrates First Nations art on Country

Four works by Albert Namatjira will go on display at the Araluen Art Centre in Alice Springs to commemorate its 40th anniversary as part of the Albanese Labor Government’s Sharing the National Collection

07 May 2024

Media release

Appointment to the Creative Workplaces Council

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of Mr Simon Abrahams as a member of the Creative Workplaces Council for a four-year term. 

06 May 2024

Media release

Global spotlight for Australian artists

The Albanese Labor Government is helping Australian artists tell our stories on the world stage, with 14 projects to share in $1.14 million through the International Cultural Diplomacy Arts Fund.  

03 May 2024

Media release

Appointment to Australian National Maritime Museum Council

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of the Hon Leo McLeay as a member of the Council of the Australian National Maritime Museum for a three-year term.

24 April 2024

Media release

Appointment to the Board of Old Parliament House

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of Ms Niki Savva as a member of the Board of Old Parliament House for a three-year term.

24 April 2024

Media release

Appointments to Public Lending Right Committee

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the re-appointment of Mr Steven Carroll and the appointment of Ms Clare Thorpe to the Public Lending Right Committee. 

24 April 2024

Media release

New Chair of the Australian Film, Television and Radio Council

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of award-winning writer, director and producer Ms Rachel Perkins as Chair of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS) Council for a period of three years.

04 April 2024

Media release