Minister of Culture
The promotion of a unique Westarctican culture was not a priority during most phases of Westarctica's history. Grand Duke Travis felt that a national culture should create itself based on the personalities of its citizens. In the past, any duties that might have fallen to a Minister of Culture were handled by the Minister of Information.
Creation of the office
Throughout much of 2019, there was discussion about creating a cabinet position that could be devoted to cultural outreach among the citizens of the nation. In January 2020, the Duke of Fox Grove resigned as Minister of Citizenship & Immigration and was appointed the first Minister of Culture.
The primary responsibility of the Minister of Culture is launching and promoting cultural initiatives that will build a sense of community among Westarctica's citizens. These include: