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.”
10 Aug 2022
Disappointing results highlight the need for more Australian screen content The Australian Communications and Media Authority has today released the first results under new Australian content reporting for metropolitan commercial television broadcasters.
09 Aug 2022
Australia mourns the loss of 3 musical icons Australia has lost three giants of music and entertainment in just over a week. Olivia Newton-John, Judith Durham and Archie Roach all showcased Australian stories to the world in their own way.
02 Aug 2022
Let's get this show on the road: developing national cultural policy Some of Australia’s finest artistic and creative minds will help guide the development of the Albanese Labor Government’s landmark National Cultural Policy.
28 Jul 2022
Safeguarding Indigenous languages and arts The Albanese Labor Government will boost support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to express, preserve and maintain their cultures through languages and the arts.
19 Jul 2022
Protecting First Nations visual arts and crafts The Albanese Labor Government is committed to protecting First Nations artists and businesses from the scourge of fake visual arts and crafts.
15 Jul 2022
Supporting arts and cultural events in regional and remote Australia The Albanese Labor Government is supporting the resurgence of arts and cultural events throughout regional and remote Australia, with 14 projects to share in over $630,000 under Round 14 of the Festivals Australia program.
15 Jul 2022
Boosting arts in regional and remote communities The Albanese Labor Government will fund 38 arts projects in regional and remote communities under the first round of the 2022 Regional Arts Fund Project Grants.
01 Jul 2022
A new era for the arts in Australia The Albanese Labor Government will consult with artists and creators across Australia as we develop a new National Cultural Policy that will bring drive, direction and vision back to the arts industry.
29 Jun 2022
Statement on death of Frank Moorhouse I was saddened to hear of the passing of preeminent Australian author and journalist, Frank Moorhouse AM, on Sunday at the age of 83.