Information about the Gallery's history, the building, governance and corporate information.
A short history of the development of the National Portrait Gallery and its unique collection
The National Portrait Gallery building in Canberra was designed by Johnson Pilton Walker and opened in December 2008.
The Board is responsible for the strategic directions, objectives and corporate governance arrangements of the National Portrait Gallery.
The National Portrait Gallery aims to increase the understanding of the Australian people – their identity, history, creativity and culture – through portraiture.
National Portrait Gallery policies, Information Publication Scheme and Freedom of Information requests
Information about the portraits the Gallery collects.
Media releases and information about Gallery events for journalists and media representatives.
Information about the copyright restrictions on the National Portrait Gallery's collection and how to request an image.
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