Career opportunity - Arts

We support inclusiveness and growth in Australia’s creative sector and promote Australian content and culture. Work with us to encourage excellence in the arts and protect Australia’s cultural heritage through the delivery of strategic advice and policy development.

Priorities include:

  • Implementation and evaluation of the Government’s National Cultural Policy – Revive, a five-year plan to renew and revive Australia’s arts, entertainment and cultural sector, with $286 million in dedicated funding, building on existing government functions and support. 
  • Oversight of our 12 arts portfolio agencies 9 national collecting institutions and 8 national performing arts training organisations.
  • Delivery of a number of programs to support regional arts, Indigenous arts and languages, literature and music.
  • Coordination of the repatriation of Indigenous ancestral remains and cultural material.
  • Provision of advice to the Australian Government about how to promote the growth of Australia's digital games development industry and increase its market share in a rapidly expanding global sector.
  • Working with First Nations peoples to establish stand-alone legislation to recognise and protect First Nations traditional knowledge and cultural expressions, including addressing the harm caused by fake art, merchandise and souvenirs.

If you'd like to find out more about this portfolio area, visit our Arts section.

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