Australian Competition and Consumer Commission alleges Birubi Art sold Aboriginal cultural artefacts made in Indonesia

Australia’s consumer watchdog is taking federal court action against an Indigenous art wholesale company over the alleged sale of thousands of fake Indonesian-made “Aboriginal” cultural artefacts, as part of a crackdown ahead of the Commonwealth Games.

Birubi Art Pty Ltd, an Australian-owned wholesaler of artworks and souvenirs with a registered office near Brisbane claims on its website that it has 50 years’ experience in the souvenir and art industry.

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