22 Nov 2022
Board appointments to enhance telling Australian stories The Albanese Labor Government is today strengthening Australian storytelling – announcing the appointments of Ms Marta Dusseldorp, Ms Sacha Horler and Mr Nicholas Pickard as members of the Screen Australia Board, each for three
17 Nov 2022
Returning First Nations ancestors back to Country The Australian Government continues to secure the return of Aboriginal ancestors to their rightful custodians – with six ancestors to be repatriated to Australia from the State Ethnographic Collections of Saxony in Germany.
10 Nov 2022
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ancestors returned home from the United Kingdom As part of the Australian Government’s commitment to international repatriation, the remains of 18 First Nations ancestors from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History and Pitt Rivers Museum in the United Kingdom will r
07 Nov 2022
Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlists announced for 2022 Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Minister for the Arts, Tony Burke, have today announced the 2022 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlists.
06 Nov 2022
Experienced voices to safeguard our diverse national stories The Australian Government has announced the appointment of Mr Benedict (Ben) Maguire as the Chair, and Professor Clare Wright OAM as a member, of the Council of the National Museum of Australia (Museum).
28 Oct 2022
Game on: Digital Games Tax Offset to transform Australian industry The Albanese Labor Government is backing in the digital games sector by introducing legislation to establish a Digital Games Tax Offset in the coming months.
25 Oct 2022
Arts sector centre stage on Budget night The Albanese Government is delivering on its commitment to a better future for Australia’s creative talent.
19 Oct 2022
Support for live Australian music festivals Applications are now open for the Australian Government’s $20 million Live Music Australia program, with $2.5 million in targeted funding available to assist with the rising costs of organising and hosting music festivals in 20
10 Oct 2022
Disney Studios Australia’s latest production, Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, to support 400 local screen jobs In a major boost to Australia’s screen sector, more than 400 local jobs will be supported by the latest blockbuster production attracted to Australia by the Federal Government’s Location Incentive.
29 Sep 2022
Touring performing arts to inspire regional and remote communities The Albanese Labor Government is increasing arts access to regional and remote Australian communities, with eight performing arts tours to share in over $1.9 million under the latest round of the Australia Council’s Playing Austr
27 Sep 2022
Live Performance Support Fund The Albanese Labor Government will establish a national COVID-19 Live Performance Support Fund for events such as plays, concerts and festivals.
23 Sep 2022
“Land of Bad” starring Russell Crowe, Liam Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth generates 270 jobs for Australia’s screen sector As part of the Australian Government’s commitment to strengthening employment and development opportunities for Australia’s screen sector, over 270 jobs for local cast, crew and extras will be created through the latest film production attracted d
13 Sep 2022
Uncle Jack Charles A trailblazer, a truth-teller and an incredible artist – today we’ve lost a great Australian. A Boon Wurrung, Dja Dja Wurrung, Woiwurrung and Yorta Yorta man – Jack Charles
26 Aug 2022
National Cultural Policy takes shape The Albanese Labor Government’s landmark National Cultural Policy is taking shape, with artists and entertainers all over the country having their say on the future of their industry.
17 Aug 2022
Treasures of the Tek Sing to return to Indonesia More than 1,600 souls were lost when the Chinese trade ship Tek Sing ran aground on a reef and sank off the Indonesian coast in 1822. So great was the loss of life, the shipwreck was later referred to as the “Titanic of the East.”