On December 11 2013, at Parliament House in Canberra, NAVA launched a National Visual Arts Agenda to start its 30th anniversary celebrations. The event was attended by the then Governor General Her Excellency Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO and Mr Bryce, federal arts politicians including The Hon. Senator George Brandis QC, the Hon. Mark Dreyfus QC and the Hon. Senator Christine Milne, from the 3 major parties and distinguished guests from various parts of the industry including prominent Australian artist representatives Tony Albert, Lindy Lee, Nell, Sally Smart and Craig Walsh.