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

Four 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

Appointment of Public Lending Right Committee Chair

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of Ms Olivia Lanchester as Chair of the Public Lending Right Committee.

15 November 2023

Media release

State of the Arts Oration
SUBJECTS: Australia’s new cultural policy Revive, Gough Whitlam’s arts legacy, investing in Western Sydney arts and artists.

08 November 2023

Speech

Appointment of new Screen Australia CEO

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of Ms Deirdre Brennan to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Screen Australia.

31 October 2023

Media release

New Director appointed to Bundanon Trust Board

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of Ms Jasmin Shahin as a Director of the Bundanon Trust Board for a three-year term.

27 October 2023

Media release

Historical treasures returned to China

The Albanese Labor Government has today returned three objects of cultural significance to the Chinese Government in a special ceremony at the Chinese Embassy in Canberra.

25 October 2023

Media release

First Nations ancestors coming home from Vienna

The Australian Government has today welcomed the return of six First Nations ancestors from the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the University of Vienna in a special ceremony.

12 October 2023

Media release

First Nations ancestors to return home from the UK

The Australian Government has today welcomed the return home of 11 First Nations ancestors from two collecting institutions in the United Kingdom.

05 October 2023

Media release

Appointments to National Archives of Australia Advisory Council

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointments of Ms Nicola Laurent and Dr Kirsten Thorpe as members of the National Archives of Australia Advisory Council, each for three-year terms.

04 October 2023

Media release

Sharing the National Collection: Hockney for HOTA and Mueck for Maitland

More regional audiences will have the chance to appreciate artistic masterpieces – as part of the Albanese Labor Government’s Sharing the National Collection initiative.

23 September 2023

Media release

Appointment to National Portrait Gallery Board

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of Ms Valerie Tam to the National Portrait Gallery of Australia Board for a three-year term.

20 September 2023

Media release