Agencies

FIJI ARTS COUNCIL

The Fiji Arts Council is a charitable organization established in 1964 as a coordinating body for the preservation, development and promotion of the art and a catalyst for the creative industries in Fiji.

The Council is governed by a Board appointed by the Minister responsible for culture and heritage. The Director Fiji Arts Council is the Secretary to the Board.

LOCATION:

Level 1

Procera House

Waimanu Rd,

Suva.

FIJI MUSEUM

The Fiji Museum is a statutory body governed by the Fiji Museum Act and the Preservation of Objects of Archaeological & Paleontological Interest Act. It was formally established in 1929 when the Fiji Museum Ordinance was passed.

The Museum is governed by a Board of Trustees made up of government and civil society representatives alike who are appointed by the Minister responsible. The Director Fiji Museum is Secretary to the Board.

LOCATION:

Thurston Gardens

Cakobau Rd.

Suva.

NATIONAL TRUST OF FIJI

The National Trust of Fiji is a statutory body established in 1970 to protect Fiji’s natural, cultural and national heritage. As the only National Trust in the South Pacific region its functions are mandated in the National Trust Act (Cap 265) of 1978 and the National Trust Amendment Act of 1998.

 The National Trust is governed by a Council appointed by the Minister for the Minister responsible for Culture and Heritage.

LOCATION:

3 Ma’afu Street

Suva.

MULTI-CULTURAL CENTRES

The Department until recently in 2011 adopted the (6) Multi-Cultural Centres who also receive an annual grant from government to implement its activities in various parts of Fiji. The Centres are semi-government in that they run independently yet appointment of its Administrators and Committee Members are made with the Permanent Secretary for National Heritage, Culture & Arts.

The MCCs are managed by their individual committees made up of members from wider spheres of society who are appointed on a voluntary basis. The Administrators of each Centres act as Secretary to the various Committees.

LOCATION:

Ba Multi-Cultural Centre

1st Floor,

Hansraj Building

Ba

c/o PO Box 2915,

Ba

P: 6676 800

Labasa Multi-Cultural Centre

Rara  Avenue

Labasa

c/o PO Box 246,

Labasa

P: 881 4433

Nadi Multi-Cultural Centre

41 Narewa Rd

Sanatam Building,

Nadi

c/o PO Box 208

Nadi

P: 6250 003

Nausori Multi-Cultural Centre

18 Ross Street,

Nausori

c/o PO Box 3729

Nausori

P: 3548 093

Savusavu Multi-Cultural Centre

c/o  PO Box 139, Savusavu

Suva Multi-Cultural Centre

96 Waimanu Road,

1st Floor Lalas Building

Suva

c/o PO Box 6812, Suva

P: 3300 050  F: 3319 314