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Entries for May 2018

Return of traditional tribal skulls to Indonesia

30 May 2018 The Australian Government has returned four culturally significant tribal skulls to the Indonesian Government at an event this afternoon in Canberra. The valuable artefacts were handed over by Australian Minister for the Arts, Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, to the Ambassador of the Rep...

$1 million to National Collecting Institutions to take exhibitions across regional Australia

29 May 2018 The Turnbull Government has announced $1 million for the National Collecting Institutions to develop and tour 15 exhibitions in 2018-19. The National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach (NCITO) funding will allow the institutions to take a range of arts and culture ex...

Appointment of new directors to the ABC and SBS Boards

11 May 2018 The Turnbull Government has appointed Mr Joseph Gersh AM to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Board and Mrs Christine Zeitz to the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) Board as non-executive directors for a period of five years. Both appointees bring exceptional skills, ...

Strengthening Australia's connectivity, creativity and cultural heritage

8 May 2018 The Turnbull Government will introduce important new initiatives to keep Australians safe online by countering cyber-bullying and image based abuse. This is a key part of a $237.1 million investment in strengthening Australia’s connectivity, creativity and cultural heritage.   S...

JOINT RELEASE - Minister for Foreign Affairs, Minister for the Arts, Minister for Trade, Tourism & Investment - $140M boost for Australian film jobs

4 May 2018 Australia’s film and creative industry will continue to boom under the Turnbull Government’s Location Incentive which will attract international blockbusters to be made on Australian soil.The $140 million Location Incentive will be delivered over four years from 2019-20 and will brin...