Communications and the Arts
The National Portrait Gallery of Australia (NPGA) houses the national collection of portraits of Australian culture and endeavour. Subjects in the collection are individuals who have, and who will continue to shape our nation and define our collective persona. As a member of a group of national collecting institutions, the NPGA is unique in its exclusive use of portraiture to explore Australian culture, history, individual achievement and identity.
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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