The Powerhouse acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the ancestral homelands upon which our museums are situated. We respect their Elders, past, present and future and recognise their continuous connection to Country.

Australian Good Design Awards Collection

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The Australian Good Design Awards has its origins in the Industrial Design Council of Australia (now Good Design Australia), founded in 1958. Since 1963 IDCA has reviewed Australian-designed products, presented the best with awards and promoted them through exhibitions and other activities.

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences has recognised excellence in Australian design with its own award, introduced in 1992, as part of the annual Australian Good Design Awards. Many of these products …