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Reappointment of Co-Chairs to the Advisory Committee for Indigenous Repatriation

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the reappointments of Ms Christine Grant and Mr Phillip Gordon as Co-Chairs of the Advisory Committee for Indigenous Repatriation, each for three-year terms.

18 September 2023

Media release

More funding to inspire Australia’s creative kids

More young Australians will be supported to pursue artistic endeavours with the Australian Government announcing a further funding boost for youth arts.

13 September 2023

Media release

Appointments to Digital Games Tax Offset Advisory Board

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced its inaugural appointments of Johanna Egger and Morgan Jaffit to the Digital Games Tax Offset Advisory Board, both for three-year terms.

12 September 2023

Media release

Major art and cultural exhibitions to tour the country

More Australians around the country will be able to experience exhibitions at their local galleries and museums thanks to $1 million in funding from the Albanese Labor Government.

11 September 2023

Media release

New appointment to strengthen key maritime institution

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of Mr Padraig (Paddy) Crumlin as a part-time member of the Australian National Maritime Museum Council, for a three-year term.

30 August 2023

Media release

Speech - Launch of Creative Australia
SUBJECTS: Launch of Creative Australia

24 August 2023

Speech

New Creative Australia board to lead arts sector revival

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced its appointees to a new board to lead Creative Australia.

24 August 2023

Media release

Putting words into action to safeguard Indigenous languages

The Albanese Labor Government has reaffirmed its commitment to preserving and promoting First Nations languages with the release today of…

23 August 2023

Media release

Appointments to Music Australia Council

Australian musicians, promoters and industry executives are among those poised to lead Music Australia – bringing new drive and direction to the contemporary music industry.

23 August 2023

Media release

Kate Jenkins AO to chair Creative Workplaces Council

Australian artists and arts workers deserve safe and fair workplaces.

11 August 2023

Media release

New appointments to strengthen Australian storytelling

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointments of Mr Michael Ebeid AM and Ms Pallavi Sharda as members of the Screen Australia Board, each for three-year terms.

25 July 2023

Media release

Speech, NIDA Graduation
SUBJECTS: NIDA, Australian essential workers, performing arts

23 July 2023

Speech

Bringing prized Australian art to regional audiences

Five innovative exhibitions showcasing works by Australian artists will tour the country with support from the Albanese Labor Government.

14 July 2023

Media release

Investing in youth arts participation

The Albanese Labor Government is investing $3.42 million to ensure young Australians have greater opportunities to learn, appreciate and excel in the arts.

13 July 2023

Media release

Nurturing First Nations languages and arts

The Albanese Labor Government is continuing to support First Nations cultural expression by investing more than $5.1 million in community-based organisations delivering vital languages and arts activities around the country.…

12 July 2023

Media release