About Us

Established in 1993, and incorporated in 1994, Australian Museums and Galleries Association Incorporated (AMaGA) is an advocate for museums and galleries, their collections and the people who work in them.

The association is a national membership body working through a network of state and territory branches, national networks,the national office and an elected National Council.


AMaGA is the national organisation for the museums sector, committed to the conservation, continuation and communication of Australia's heritage.

As a non-government, non-profit body, AMaGA promotes museum sector development, articulates ethical standards, facilitates training, advances knowledge, addresses issues, and raises public awareness through its national and international networks.


Inspiring Australia’s cultural life through a thriving and valued museum and gallery sector.


Support, promote and advocate for our members to strengthen Australia’s museum and gallery sector.

What We Do

As a national membership association we provide advice, representation, support and services to enable organisations and individuals to thrive; and as a peak body we advocate on behalf of the sector to communicate the value of museums and galleries, raise professional standards, inform policy, and promote ethical practice.