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Interview with Sabra Lane, ABC AM
SUBJECTS: National Cultural Policy announcement, Creative Australia and Australian content quotas

30 January 2023

Interview

Interview with Peter Stefanovic, First Edition, Sky News
SUBJECTS: National cultural policy announcement, CFMEU pay demands, Voice to Parliament

30 January 2023

Interview

Revive: Australia's New National Cultural Policy

A new chapter in Australia’s cultural story has begun.



30 January 2023

Media release

Museum of Australian Democracy Director appointment

The Albanese Government has announced the appointment of Ms Stephanie Bull as Director of the Museum of Australian Democracy (MoAD) at Old Parliament House for a five-year term, beginning on 22 February.

24 January 2023

Media release

Death of Renée Geyer

Australia has lost an incredible voice and talent today with the passing of Renée Geyer, at the age of 69.

Renée was a legend, a pioneer, and as authentic as they come.

17 January 2023

Media release

Woodford Folk Festival

Thanks so much. It’s a real pleasure to be able to be addressing you here this morning and to be joining you on Jinibara land. I want to acknowledge Elders past and present and a reminder of what always was and always will be.

30 December 2022

Speech

National Cultural Policy Launch

The New Year will bring a new era for Australia’s arts, entertainment and cultural sector.

27 December 2022

Media release

In the spotlight: Support for festivals in Regional Australia

The Albanese Labor Government is supporting arts and cultural festivals in regional communities across Australia.

27 December 2022

Media release

First Nations language partnerships to help Close the Gap

As part of its commitment to Closing the Gap, the Albanese Labor Government is delivering more than $4 million towards a pilot program which will establish partnerships between Indigenous language centres and local service…

23 December 2022

Media release

Statement on death of Robert Adamson

My heart goes out to the family, friends and members of our literature community as we mourn the loss of one of Australia’s greatest poets and publishers, Robert Adamson, aged 79.

16 December 2022

Media release

First Nations voices to deepen national cultural identity

The Albanese Labor Government is committed to amplifying the voices of experienced and diverse First Nations peoples at all levels of our arts, entertainment and cultural sectors.

16 December 2022

Media release

Prime Minister's Literary Awards celebrate creative excellence

The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards recognises the best of Australian literature and celebrates writing as a valuable cultural and intellectual influence.

13 December 2022

Media release

Protecting traditional knowledge and cultural expressions through arts and crafts

For too long, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and businesses have been disadvantaged by the sale of inauthentic arts and crafts, which leads to cultural and economic harm.

13 December 2022

Media release

Exhibitions on tour to boost regional arts and culture

The Albanese Labor Government has committed more than $1.1 million to support six innovative art exhibitions across regional and remote communities through the latest round of the Visions of Australia Program.

09 December 2022

Media release

Old Parliament House Board enriched with experience

The Albanese Labor Government has today announced the reappointment of Mr Bernard Wright AO as the Deputy Chair of the Old Parliament House Board for a further two‑year term.

08 December 2022

Media release