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Culture and the Arts

Culture provides an amazing insight into the character of a people through their language, museums, art galleries, theatre.
  1. Aborigines and Aboriginal Cult (17)
  2. Australian Language and Colloq (8)
  3. Museums and Art Galleries (51)
  4. Theatre and the Performing Art (26)

Australia's Best Movies
Some of Australia's best movies are selected year by year by the Australian Film Institute and now by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts.

Best Australian Films 1991-2000
The Australian Film Institute annual awards provide yearly recognition for outstanding Australian work in film. Best film awards have been made by the Institute since 1958.

Australia the Movie
Australia the movie is an Australian Outback saga starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman encompassing striking Australian landscapes as a setting of the story of the years leading to the Japanese bombing raid on Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory in the early months of World War II.

Baz Luhrmann Films
One of Australia's most imaginative, most innovative film directors, Baz Luhrmann has three outstanding films to his credit, the only three movies he has directed so far.

Brett Whiteley - Australian Artist
Australian artist Brett Whiteley (1939-1992), in the forefront of Australia's avant-garde art movement, was the recipient of a number of prizes and awards, with his work hanging in numerous galleries including the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, the Tate Gallery in London and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Queensland Cultural Centre
The Queensland Cultural Centre in Brisbane South Bank lies just south of Brisbane River and features galleries, museums, performing arts venues and the State Library.

Slim Dusty CDs
David Gordon Kirkpatrick, known to country music fans as Australia's top-selling country singer-songwriter Slim Dusty, has sold more than 5 million albums and singles in Australia alone.

Sydney Opera House
Here are answers to some of your questions about the Sydney Opera House: location, history, architect, opening, other information.

Sydney Writers Walk
Sydney Writers Walk honors Australian and international authors with plaques embedded in the walkway around Sydney's Circular Quay.

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