The Naracoorte Public Library was opened on the 20th October, 1978 with a small stock of 8,500 items. The Library was also the Tourist Office from 1978 until its move to "The Sheep's Back" in 1986. From 1981 - 1988, the Library was a joint use library with Naracoorte TAFE, many TAFE books still remain in the Library. In 1984, the Naracoorte Toy Library Committee set up a lending library for toys, 2010 this service was moved to the Naracoorte South School.
The National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) is the peak body representing and advancing the professional interests of the Australian visual arts and craft sector. Since its establishment in 1983, NAVA has been a powerful force in bringing about policy and legislative change to encourage the growth and development of the visual arts and craft sector and to increase professionalism within the industry.
The National Centre for Culture and Recreation Statistics, a section of the Australian Bureau of Statistics, aims to improve policy and decision-making in industry and government, by enhancing the range, quality, availability and use of relevant statistics on culture and recreation. Statistics currently available include attendance, participation, employment, income and expenditure.
The National Gallery of Australia is home to Australia's national collection of art. Its main collecting areas are Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, Australian, Pacific, Asian, European and American art. Unlike many museum collections, the Gallery's collection is not ethnographically focused, but sees art as both an integral part of the expression of cultural and political identity.
NIDA is the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney, Australia. NIDA is a centre of excellence in training for theatre, film and television. NIDA offers a range of full-time training options as well as short courses in all aspects of the entertainment industry. Courses include acting, design, technical production, production crafts, scenery construction, directing, playwrighting and voice and movement.
Acclaimed as one of the best motor museums in the world, the National Motor Museum at Birdwood is home to Australia's largest and most important collections of motor vehicles. With something for everyone, the museum encompasses interactive exhibitions, historic vehicles, cars and motorcycles along with a souvenir shop, picnic grounds and barbeques.
The National Railway Museum is Australia's largest railway museum representing federal, state and private operators on the three major railway gauges in Australia. Over 100 exhibits including those under restoration are displayed in two huge pavilions and an 1870's heritage listed goods shed. Interpretive displays, operating signal cabin, model railway and train rides. Unique function facility for corporate events, weddings, and dinners accommodates up to 600. More intimate events in a 1930's dining car and 1950's lounge car. 1940's cafeteria car ideal for birthday parties for all ages.
The National Trust of South Australia (NTSA) actively conserves, manages and promotes South Australia's indigenous, natural, built, historic heritage and culture, and does so as a community-based, not-for-profit, non-government organisation.
The Port Lincoln Civic Hall / Nautilus Theatre Redevelopment was supported by the Commonwealth Government through the Federation Fund. Joint contributors were the State Government of South Australia, The City of Port Lincoln, The District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula, the District Council of Tumby Bay, and the Eyre Peninsula Community.
Nexus is the centre of multicultural arts in Adelaide!Nexus Multicultural Arts operates as a dynamic arts and social networking arena uniting creativity and cultural diversity, a place where artists, communities and audiences share experiences, create artworks and tell their stories. The aim of Nexus is to inspire understanding, to celebrate and to respect cultures and traditions - fostering social inclusion and harmony through the arts.