National Gallery of Australia

The National Gallery of Australia (the Gallery) is an independent Commonwealth statutory authority within the Ministry of the Arts which is part of the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications. The Gallery is one of Australia's major cultural institutions.

The Gallery provides exceptional experiences of Australia’s rich visual arts culture. Through the national collection, exhibitions, educational and public programs, outreach initiatives, research and publications, infrastructure and corporate services, the Gallery is a model of excellence in furthering knowledge of the visual arts.

The Gallery is based in Canberra and is a vital part of the Australian cultural landscape, making art accessible, meaningful and vital to diverse audiences, locally, nationally and internationally.

The National Gallery Capital Works Taskforce was established in 2021 to lead delivery of the Gallery’s significant capital works program that includes delivery of over $100 million in capital asset upgrade projects, the establishment of a planned sustainable asset management program for the future, and the delivery of significant or iconic capital works projects.

The Capital Works Taskforce is lead by the Taskforce Project Director who has responsibility for:

  • Strategic Asset Management Planning
  • Significant Projects
  • Capital Works
  • Facility Management, and
  • Security Services