(NMA)
Communications and the Arts
The National Museum of Australia's role is to develop and maintain a national collection of historical material and increase awareness and understanding of Australia's history and culture. It fulfils this by undertaking research, managing its collections and providing access through public programs and exhibitions. It's mission is to promote an understanding of Australia's history and an awareness of future possibilities by: - developing, preserving, digitising and exhibiting a significant national collection; - taking a leadership role in research and scholarship; - engaging and providing access for audiences nationally and internationally; and - delivering innovative programmes.
Appropriations 43365000
Departmental expenses 49357000
Average staffing level 226
Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula
Acton ACT 2600
Australia

Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Museum of Australia Act 1980

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality

    Small

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Recreation and Culture

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

    8 September 1980

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 1901, Canberra ACT 2601

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Director Dr. Mathew Trinca 17 February 2014 16 February 2019

Enquiry Lines

Title Phone Number Hours of Operation Description
National Museum of Australia 1800 026 132 Business Hours General Enquiries

Government appointed boards

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