16 Dec 2022
Statement on death of Robert Adamson My heart goes out to the family, friends and members of our literature community as we mourn the loss of one of Australia’s greatest poets and publishers, Robert Adamson, aged 79.
16 Dec 2022
First Nations voices to deepen national cultural identity The Albanese Labor Government is committed to amplifying the voices of experienced and diverse First Nations peoples at all levels of our arts, entertainment and cultural sectors.
13 Dec 2022
Protecting traditional knowledge and cultural expressions through arts and crafts For too long, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and businesses have been disadvantaged by the sale of inauthentic arts and crafts, which leads to cultural and economic harm.
13 Dec 2022
Prime Minister's Literary Awards celebrate creative excellence The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards recognises the best of Australian literature and celebrates writing as a valuable cultural and intellectual influence.
09 Dec 2022
Exhibitions on tour to boost regional arts and culture The Albanese Labor Government has committed more than $1.1 million to support six innovative art exhibitions across regional and remote communities through the latest round of the Visions of Australia Program.
08 Dec 2022
Old Parliament House Board enriched with experience The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the reappointment of Mr Bernard Wright AO as the Deputy Chair of the Old Parliament House Board for a further two‑year term.
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.