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10-Year Museums Master Plan

The Territory Government is developing a 10-Year Museums Master Plan for Darwin and Palmerston.

The Museums Master Plan will provide a framework and direction for the Northern Territory’s investment in cultural infrastructure in Darwin and Palmerston, including museums, galleries, libraries, art centres, and keeping places.

Consultation was led by Hames Sharley to seek stakeholders views on the priorities and future investment in arts and cultural facilities in Darwin and Palmerston.

The aims of the consultation included:

Supporting efforts to revitalise the Darwin and Palmerston CBD’s and contribute to lifting the Northern Territory’s tourism product;

Reviewing the existing cultural facilities and activities in Darwin and Palmerston to assess future needs; and

Providing a framework and direction for the development of cultural infrastructure in Darwin and Palmerston, including museums, galleries, libraries, art centres and keeping places.

A report has been lodged with the Northern Territory Government for consideration and will be released in the coming months.