Communications and the Arts
The purpose of the National Portrait Gallery of Australia is to develop, preserve, maintain, promote and provide access to a national collection consisting of portraits that reflect the identity, history, diversity and culture of Australia. The Gallery develops and engages a national audience and uses every endeavour to make the most advantageous use of the national collection in the national interest.
King Edward Terrace
Parkes Canberra ACT 2601

Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    National Portrait Gallery of Australia Act 2012 National Portrait Gallery of Australia Regulations 2013 National Portrait Gallery of Australia (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2012

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Recreation and Culture

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    1 July 2013

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 1400 CANBERRA ACT 2601

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Director Mr. Angus Trumble 10 February 2014 9 February 2019
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