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Policies

The Museum's comprehensive suite of public policies is listed below.

pdfIndigenous Australian Art Charter of Principles for Publicly Funded Collecting Institutions (PDF 148.1kb)

pdfAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander human remains policy (PDF 68.1kb)Version 2.2, 19 Apr 2011

pdfAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secret/sacred and private material policy (PDF 67.6kb)Version 2.1, 19 April 2011

pdfAsset management policy (PDF 106.9kb)Version 3.1, 26 February 2007

pdfAudience development policy (PDF 76.6kb)Version 2.0, 29 April 2011

Collection care and preservation policyVersion 1.0, 6 December 2012

pdfCollections - deaccessioning and disposal policy (PDF 80.8kb)Version 5.0, 14 April 2011

Collections development policy
Version 8.0, 25 November 2014

pdfCollections - return of cultural objects policy (PDF 68.1kb)Version 3.0, 15 Apr 2011

pdfCost recovery and charging for goods and services policy (PDF 89.7kb)Version 1.0, 1 Aug 2005

pdfCultural diversity policy (PDF 71kb)Version 2.2, 29 April 2011

Digital preservation and digitisation policyVersion 2.1, 15 August 2012

pdfEducation and learning policy (PDF 73.6kb)Version 2.2, 26 November 2010

Environmental management policyVersion 1.2, 7 May 2012

pdfExhibitions - permanent galleries exhibitions policy (PDF 78.2kb)Version 2.0, 19 November 2007

pdfExhibitions - temporary and travelling exhibitions policy (PDF 74kb)Version 1.0, 8 April 2005

Indigenous cultural rights and engagement policy
Version 1.0, 30 April 2015

Intellectual property policy
Version 2.0, 2 March 2012

pdfInterpretation policy (PDF 65kb)Version 2.0b, 10 March 2010

pdfInvestment policy (PDF 75.8kb)Version 3.4, 9 Feb 2011

Loans policy
Version 2.2, March 2015

pdfNon-Australian Indigenous human remains policy (PDF 85.5kb)Version 1.0, 16 June 2009

pdfOnline content and participation policy (PDF 103.5kb)Version 1.0, 7 June 2010

pdfOutreach policy (PDF 50kb)Version 1.0b, 10 March 2010

pdfPrivacy policy (PDF 166kb)Version 4.1, 21 June 2017

pdfProcurement policy (PDF 83.1kb)Version 2.0, 19 Jan 2011

pdfPublic programs policy (PDF 53.3kb)Version 3.0b, 10 March 2010

pdfPublishing policy (PDF 70.2kb)Version 2.1, June 2008

Radiation safety policy
Version 0.m, 9 August 2013

Reasonable adjustment policyVersion 1.0, 21 August 2013

Rehabilitation policyVersion 1.0, 7 August 2012

pdfResearch and scholarship policy (PDF 80.6kb)Version 4.0, 18 Jan 2005

pdf Sponsorship and development policy (PDF 75.1kb)Version 3.1, 30 Jun 2005

Unsatisfactory attendance and non-performance of duties policy Version 1.0, 27 March 2018

pdfVolunteers policy (PDF 86.3kb)Version 3.0, 2 May 2011

Working with children and young people policyVersion 1.0, 12 July 2012

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As stated in our IPS agency plan, the Museum is progressively converting policies from PDF into HTML as they are reviewed. However, you may request an early conversion at feedback@nma.gov.au