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National Museum of Australia

(NMA)
Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, 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.

Sections

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

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    GGS

  • Materiality

    Small

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 1901, Canberra ACT 2601

Enquiry Lines

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

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