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Section highlightHouses into homes This report details findings to emerge from the evaluation during the first six months of delivery (April to September 2012).
Written Statement - The Draft Control of Dogs (Wales) Bill »We are committed to ensuring that out-of-control and dangerous dogs are dealt with effectively.Learn more »
Minister tells NHS managers: "Listen to your staff and take action"
Health Minister Mark Drakeford has given a clear message to NHS managers to take action in response to the recent NHS Wales staff survey
- Minister supports International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
- Porth Eirias set to be major North Wales attraction
- Minister tells NHS managers: "Listen to your staff and take action"
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- Business and economy
- Children and young people
- Culture and sport
- Education and skills
- Environment and countryside
- Equality and diversity
- Health and social care
- Housing and community
- Improving public services
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Section highlightAccess to information
The Welsh Government has followed the principles of openness in government for many years. Find out how you can make a freedom of information request or see requests that have already been made.
National minimum standards for regulated child care »These standards determine whether child minding and day care settings are providing adequate care for children under the age of 8.Learn more »
- Higher Education (Wales) Bill: Technical consultation
- Renting Homes White Paper
- Continuity and Change - Refreshing the Relationship between Welsh Government and the Third Sector in Wales
- Consultation on the Equality Impact Assessments for the 2014-2020 Structural Funds Programmes in Wales
- Development of a national standards and outcomes framework for Children and Young People's advocacy services in Wales
- Strategic Environmental Assessment: Environmental Report, Rural Development Plan for Wales 2014-2020
Featured consultation »Implementing the Domestic Fire Safety (Wales) Measure 2011
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Section highlightFurther and Higher Education (Governance and Information) (Wales) Bill 2013
Removes a number of technical restrictions and controls on colleges without changing the principal powers of colleges to provide further, higher and secondary education.
Legislative programme 2012 - 2013 »
Addressing the Assembly in the Senedd today, the First Minister, Carwyn Jones, detailed the eight bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the second year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightCommunity Infrastructure Levy
Local authorities can charge a Community Infrastructure Levy on new developments to support the infrastructure needed.
2nd Supplementary Budget 2012-13 »
Proposes a number of changes to the 1st Supplementary Budget for 2012-13, which was published on 26 June 2012.Learn more »
Museums promote the cultural life of Wales, by protecting our heritage, providing education, and contributing to our tourism industry.
They are places for inspiration, learning and enjoyment for all. We work closely with the museum sector, supporting them in their efforts to develop services and collections. You can find more information on how we support museums here.
A Museums Strategy for Wales 2010-2015
We are working with the museum community in Wales and beyond to create a strategic direction for museums. This strategy is the first of its kind for museums in Wales. To find out more, and to download the strategy, visit the Museums Strategy page.
Accreditation is public recognition that a museum meets approved standards in certain key areas of museum management, collection care and public services. If you are involved with Museum Accreditation, or would like to know more about the scheme, please visit the Museum Accreditation page
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales
Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales (AC-NMW) is a Welsh Government Sponsored Body (WGSB) dedicated to preserving, presenting and promoting the culture of Wales.
Creating a new museum is an expensive and time consuming exercise which needs a great deal of long term commitment. If you are thinking about starting a new museum, here is some information which will help you consider the issues involved. Please be aware that the Welsh Government does not normally support the foundation of new museums.
Museums Current Awareness Service
CyMAL operates a Current Awareness service for museums. For further details and to download the latest bulletin, see our Museum Current Awareness page.
Spotlight on Museums
Spotlight on Museums is a comprehensive survey of Wales’ museums and collections. We published the first survey in 2006, and the second in 2013.
Museums in Wales
An interactive map showing the location of museums in Wales can be found on the Culture 24 website (external website).
The Federation of Museums and Galleries in Wales
The Federation of Museums and Galleries in Wales is the organisation for all museum workers, both paid and voluntary in Wales. It exists to promote good practice in the museums and galleries across the country and to provide a forum for discussion of museum issues affecting members.
Visit the Federation of Museums and Galleries in Wales website (external website).
Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance Service (VAQAS) Cymru for Museums
VAQAS Cymru, administered by Visit Wales, is an extension of the visitor and user standards already reached for Museum Accreditation. Participation in both schemes will help museums build even better experiences for visitors to Wales and museum visitors from our local communities. See the VAQAS Cymru for Museums page for more information.