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Australians have access to the National Museum's collections and public programs to encourage awareness and understanding of Australian history and culture.

Performance indicators

Relevance of acquisitions
Proportion of acquisitions acquired in accordance with Collection Development Framework Target 100% Actual 100%
Accessibility of National Historical Collection
Proportion of the collection which is available for exhibition, public programs and research Target 50% Actual 50%
The extent to which awareness and understanding is increased of Australia's history and culture
Proportion of visitors and users who indicated the Museum's exhibitions and public programs have contributed a new or different awareness or perspective on Australia's history or culture Target 75% Actual 77%
Access to exhibitions and programs
Number of visitors or users of Museum's exhibitions and programs (excluding web) Target 800,000 Actual 666,173