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Appointments to the National Film and Sound Archive Board

The Australian Government has today announced the appointments of Ms Margaret Pomeranz AM and Ms Karina Carvalho to the Board of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA), each for a term of three years.

24 June 2024

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Supporting Australian writers and publishers

More than $26 million is on its way into the pockets of Australian authors, publishers, and illustrators – including, for the first time, creators of audio and eBooks – under the Australian Government’s Public Lending Right and Educational…

24 June 2024

Media release

Reappointment of National Gallery of Australia Council Chair

The Australian Government is pleased to announce the reappointment of Mr Ryan Stokes AO as Chair of the Council of the National Gallery of Australia for a three-year term.

21 June 2024

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Museum doors open for collections to tour

An array of captivating artistic works will tour the country thanks to $1 million in funding from the Australian Government’s National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach program.  

20 June 2024

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Country festivals receive funding to keep audiences inspired

Close to $700,000 in funding will be provided to 18 regional and remote festival projects across the nation, as part of Round 18 of the Australian Government’s Festivals Australia program.

20 June 2024

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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