Advocacy

Museums Australia advocates on behalf of the cultural sector at all levels of government. We do this through: 

  • Preparing submissions to specific, re levant parliament enquiries
  • Developing policies and statements/declarations
  • Meeting with directors of major institutions to determine needs and 
  • Regular meetings with government advisors
  • Regular meetings with state and federal ministers

Advocating for your museum, gallery, community or sector

Peak Bodies

  • Artspeak - ArtsPeak is an unincorporated federation of national peak arts organisations that promotes research, policy and industry development, communication and advocacy for the arts sector. ArtsPeak's strategic activities focus on artists' sustainability and the importance of education, cultural diversity and social inclusion.
  • Council of Australasian Museum Directors
  • Council of Australian Art Museum Directors
  • Federation of Australian Historical Societies
  • GLAM Peak - The peak representative bodies of the galleries, libraries, archives and museums sectors in Australia began meeting together in mid-2015, collaborating to enable people to access, use and build on our national collections. 
  • Royal Australian Historical Society (RAHS)