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Stars on Mars to transform Coober Pedy – supporting 250 jobs for Australian screen industry

The Albanese Government is supporting more than 250 local jobs in the screen industry – with Stars on Mars the latest production coming to Australia.

01 May 2023

Media release

Reappointment to National Gallery of Australia Council

The Albanese Government has today announced the reappointment of Ms Helen Cook to the National Gallery of Australia Council for a third term. 

28 April 2023

Media release

Cairns Indigenous Arts Fair

I acknowledge traditional owners of the land that we’re on and elders, past and present, and I’m very proud to be here as a member of the Albanese Government with a commitment to responding with the same level of generosity that the Uluru…

27 April 2023

Speech

Doorstop interview on funding announcement for national collecting institutions
SUBJECTS: Funding announcement for national collecting institutions; Voice to Parliament referendum; TikTok; Julian Assange.

05 April 2023

Interview

Protecting Australia's cultural and historical institutions

The Albanese Labor Government will secure the future of Australia’s most cherished cultural and historical institutions in this year’s Federal Budget – restoring them as a source of national pride and reversing a decade of decline under the…

05 April 2023

Media release

Securing the future of Trove

The Albanese Labor Government will secure the long-term future of Trove, one of Australia’s most significant historical and cultural resources.

03 April 2023

Media release

Reviving Australia's live music scene

The Albanese Labor Government will invest $2.5 million to help revive Australia’s live music scene, with funding now open for pubs, clubs and other gig spaces.

30 March 2023

Media release

Old Parliament House appointments

The Albanese Labor Government is today announcing the appointment of Mr Barrie Cassidy as the new Chair of the Board of Old Parliament House, and the reappointment of Ms Gai Brodtmann as a…

28 March 2023

Media release

Parliament votes to revive Australian arts and culture

The revival of Australia’s arts and culture sector is one step closer, with the Albanese Labor Government today passing the first piece of legislation to implement Australia’s new National Cultural Policy, Revive.

23 March 2023

Media release

Bundanon Trust Chair appointment

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the appointment of Mr Sam Edwards as Chair of Bundanon Trust for a three-year term.

23 March 2023

Media release

Open grant opportunity for the Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support program

The Australian Government has opened a grant opportunity for the Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support (IVAIS) program. 

20 March 2023

Media release

Boost for Local Artists as Major New Works Commissioned

The Albanese Government is continuing its revitalisation of Australia’s arts sector, commissioning 11 of our most exciting artists to create major new works.

17 March 2023

Media release

Boosting Contemporary Indigenous Music

The Albanese Labor Government is continuing to support and celebrate First Nations musicians and bands across the country with applications now open for the Indigenous Contemporary Music Program.

16 March 2023

Media release

Australia-India Audiovisual Co-production Agreement

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have announced a landmark bilateral Audiovisual Co‑production Agreement, further strengthening economic and cultural ties between our two nations.

10 March 2023

Media release

Major boost for Australian writers

The Albanese Labor Government is delivering on its promise to boost how much local authors, writers, illustrators and publishers are paid by modernising Australia’s lending rights scheme.

10 March 2023

Media release