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New Director of the National Museum of Australia

The Albanese Labor Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Katherine McMahon as the Director of the National Museum of Australia.

17 February 2024

Media release

Visions of Australia to showcase Australian art across the country

Communities across the country will be able to enjoy unique Australian art and storytelling as part of the Albanese Labor Government’s Visions of Australia program.

05 February 2024

Media release

One year of Revive

The Albanese Labor Government is delivering on all the commitments it made in Australia’s new national cultural policy.

In the year since we launched Revive we have:

30 January 2024

Media release

New director appointed to Bundanon Trust Board

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of Uncle Gerry Moore OAM as a director of the Bundanon Trust Board for a three-year term.

29 January 2024

Media release

Sharing the National Collection: iconic NGA sculpture heading to Nowra

A towering outdoor sculpture by American artist Barnett Newman will be transported from Canberra to the Shoalhaven Regional Gallery in Nowra, New South Wales – its new home for five years from February 2024.

24 January 2024

Media release

Funding to foster global arts collaborations

The Albanese Labor Government is boosting Australia’s engagement in the global arts scene with four arts projects to share in almost $500,000 in funding through the International Cultural Diplomacy Arts Fund (ICDAF).

24 January 2024

Media release

Creative Australia CEO reappointed

The Albanese Labor Government welcomes the reappointment of Mr Adrian Collette AM for a second five-year term as Chief Executive Officer of Creative Australia.

19 January 2024

Media release

Live music grants to keep Australian music festivals thriving

The Albanese Labor Government is turning up the volume on music festivals, providing $2.5 million in funding under the latest round of the Live Music Australia program.

16 January 2024

Media release

Sharing the National Collection: Warhol for Western Australia

More than 50 works from the master of pop art Andy Warhol will travel to the Wanneroo Regional Gallery in Perth as part of the Albanese Labor Government’s Sharing the National Collection program.

21 December 2023

Media release

Producer Offset changes to support iconic Australian drama

The Albanese Labor Government is supporting more Australian stories on screen with changes to the Producer Offset announced today.

15 December 2023

Media release

Repatriation of First Nations ancestors from The Smithsonian

The Albanese Labor Government welcomes today’s return of 14 First Nations ancestors from The Smithsonian’s, National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C.

01 December 2023

Media release

Sharing the National Collection: First Nations video artworks for the Blue Mountains

Five nationally significant video works of art by female First Nations artists will go on show at the Blue Mountains Cultural Centre as part of the Albanese Labor Government’s Sharing the National Collection initiative.

23 November 2023

Media release

Bringing Bollywood Down Under

A slice of Bollywood in Brisbane or a splash of Melbourne in Mumbai is now on the cards for filmmakers thanks to a new agreement between Australia and India.

21 November 2023

Media release

Appointments to National Film and Sound Archive Board

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointments of Ms Annette Shun Wah, Mrs Kylie Bracknell and Mr Sachin Job to the National Film and Sound Archive Board.

21 November 2023

Media release

Appointments to National Cultural Heritage Committee

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointments of Dr Geraldine Mate, Ms Zoe Rimmer and Dr Stephen Gilchrist as members of the National Cultural Heritage Committee, each for three-year terms.

21 November 2023

Media release