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Sobering Statistics from the MGA Indigenous Roadmaps Audit

MGA Indigenous Roadmap Audit A must read for the cultural sector with some sobering statistics. Only 21% of organisations have a RAP; 35% have no policy to manage Indigenous cultural material; & 67% don’t have an Indigenous board member. Clearly a role for us all to play in driving forward & supporting change. Museums Galleries Australia (MGA) is a peak advocacy body committed to protecting and promoting Australia’s arts, culture and heritage. At a national, state, regional and community level, MGA represents a wide and diverse range of; museums, galleries, historic sites, research organisations, art and cultural centres across...

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Museums Galleries Australia Indigenous Roadmap

Register for the upcoming Perth workshop - Tuesday November 28! The MGA Indigenous Roadmap project is an initiative by Museums Galleries Australia to facilitate discussion on how best to advance the participation and representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in museums and galleries. Indigenous peoples are integral to a greater understanding of Australian history, art and culture. Museums and galleries offer a space where authentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, art and culture can be considered, reviewed, analysed, re-assessed and ultimately understood. Museums and galleries also open up discussion around Indigenous history and heritage. A closer relationship...

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