Albanese government $535 million pre-budget splash for the national collecting institutions

Karen Barlow
April 4 2023 - 10:30pm
National Gallery of Australia. Picture by Elesa Kurtz
National Gallery of Australia. Picture by Elesa Kurtz

The Albanese government has moved to give all nine national collecting institutions funding certainty and reverse a "shocking state of disrepair", announcing on Wednesday they will get an extra $535 million over the next four years.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

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