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Grants-in-aid to cultural heritage organisations

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NEWS RELEASE The Hon Wendy Fatin MP Minister for the Arts and Territories Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Status of Women.

February 14, 1992


The Minister for the Arts and Territories, Wendy Fatin, today announced $71,000 in grants to Cultural Heritage · organisations.

Grants are: ' .

Australian Folklife Centre $4,000

Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material $3,500

Australian Society of Archivists $5,500

Council of Australian Museum Associations $20,000

Federation of Australian Historical Societies $3,500

International Council for Monuments and Sites $17,000

Museums Association of Australia $7,500

Southern Cross Museum Trust $10,000

"These organisations play a key part in raising Australians' awareness of our cultural heritage," Ms Fatin said.

"The grants will help them collect information and make it accessible to everyone through a range of community activities.

"Australians are enthusiastic about their cultural heritage and applications for grants by cultural heritage bodies far exceeded the funds available."

Contact: Ruth Dewsbury: Wayne Cassidy: 06 277 7360 (Minister's office) 06 274 1315 (DASETT)