National Museum of Australia
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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.
Type of Body
B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity
GFS Sector Classification
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
National Museum of Australia Act 1980
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
GFS Function / Sector Reported
PS Act Body
Yes - Statutory Agency
8 September 1980
GPO Box 1901, Canberra ACT 2601