Aboriginal Art Directory Government Resources

Consultation on draft Indigenous art code of conduct

Authenticity
A draft commercial code of conduct for the Indigenous art industry is available for public comment. The code of conduct is designed to strengthen fair and ethical trade in the Indigenous visual art industry. Once operational, it will build stronger... » Read More

 

Art crime : protecting art, protecting artists and protecting consumers

Government
Art Crime was a conference held in 1999 featuring Aboriginal Art. Irresponsible and distorted claims of fraud in the popular media have threatened the major multi-million dollar art industry in Australia. Art crime is often a hidden crime as many... » Read More

 

Australia Art inquiry recommendations summary

Resources
A summary of the recommendations handed down by the committee Indigenous Art - Securing the Future. The terms of the inquiry were to look at Australia's Indigenous visual arts and craft sector, with particular reference to: the current size and... » Read More

 

Inquiry into Australia's Indigenous visual arts and craft sector

Resources
On 15 August 2006, the Senate referred the following matter to the Committee for inquiry and report by the first sitting day of 2007: Australia's Indigenous visual arts and craft sector, with particular reference to: the current size and scale... » Read More

 

Aboriginal Art and Culture

Government
Aboriginal people in the Kakadu area paint rock images rarely now. Among the reasons for this are the fact that Aboriginal people no longer live in rock shelters and there are fewer people with the necessary knowledge to allow them... » Read More

 

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