Cultural Policy & Creative Industries

Creative industries add both economic and cultural value to society by generating knowledge, information and artefacts through creative practice and production. Resources in this collection focus on work by and about the cultural sector, including galleries, libraries, archives, museums, publishers, film and performing arts organisation and arts funding and advisory bodies. Additionally the collection considers the broader creative economy including advertising, arts, television, music, crafts, fashion, research and development, radio, journalism, games, software and artistic expression more generally. The compilation of this material is supported by the Division of Education Arts and Social Sciences at the University of South Australia.

Cultural Policy & Creative Industries

Blog post

Exploring the benefits and challenges in matched crowdfunding
6 Aug 2018

In 2016 Nesta launched the Arts and Heritage Matched Crowdfunding Pilot, to explore the potential of mixing crowdfunding donations with grant funding. The pilot saw arts and heritage initiatives raising money for a diverse range of projects; from plays and art exhibitions, to launching new...

Strategy

3 Aug 2018

The Maihi Karauna sets out a vision for te reo Māori in the future. It outlines what the Crown will do to support a strong, healthy, thriving Māori language in New Zealand.

Discussion paper

1 Aug 2018

The third issue of CAMEO Cuts examines the changing social relations of time and self-management at work.

Melissa Gregg shows how the dispersed organization increasingly relies on technologies and platforms that aim to improve personal productivity and efficiency, but tend to do so at...

Article

25 Jul 2018

We wanted to rethink how our library supported open access, so we attempted to ask ourselves and our staff why they supported “open” and how they defined “open”. By unpacking our institutional and individual understandings of “open” using design thinking principles, we were able to...

Strategy

20 Jul 2018

This strategy document outlines the cultural change and collaborative actions required over the next four years, across a range of council services, to create a thriving social, cultural and economic future for the City of Port Phillip.

Data portal

12 Jul 2018

The Electorate Profiles online resource is the latest addition to the Australia Council's strong body of research about the arts, which is publicly available on the Arts Nation research hub. This new interactive resource provides information on arts and culture in each of Australia’s 150...

Submission

5 Jul 2018

The Australia Council's submission to the Closing the Gap Refresh advocates for increased investment in First Nations arts and cultural expression, cultural maintenance, and First Nations-led culturally based solutions across portfolios.

Report

30 Jun 2018

The creative economy is a vital and growing engine of growth and employment in many countries. It spans sectors such as advertising, broadcasting, architecture, arts, crafts, design, fashion, gastronomy, music, publishing, theatre and technology. They are becoming a key force in entrepreneurship and innovation, helping...

Report

24 Jun 2018

A qualitative analysis of the cultural and creative industry sector in Tasmania.

Strategy

22 Jun 2018

Melbourne is a highly creative city that recognises the role creativity plays in expressing our identity, creating a sense of belonging and transforming our economy. The expiry of the city's Arts Strategy 2014–17 provides a fresh opportunity to take a new look at creativity, bearing...

Commentary

19 Jun 2018

For industries to adopt innovations and for research to have an impact, there must be significant shifts in people’s behaviours, their perceptions, and the ways communities engage with research. These activities are the research focus of the humanities, arts, and social sciences (HASS) disciplines.

Report

15 Jun 2018

The aim of the Fresh Water Literacies Project was to build on primary aged students' understanding of the importance and finite availability of natural resources.

Report

15 Jun 2018

This guide is written for those interested in developing and expanding the benefits that the evening and night time economy have created around the globe. It is written for mayors and their advisors, economic development professionals, tourism agencies, cultural bodies and night time professionals, including...

Report

13 Jun 2018

The objective of this audit was to assess whether the National Gallery of Australia and the Australian War Memorial have implemented effective collections management practices.

Discussion paper

1 Jun 2018

This issue of CAMEo Cuts offers a new take on the enduring idea of the cultural ‘fringe’.

The status of the fringe – as an edgy, heterodox and counter-cultural alternative to the mainstream – has long been seen as a source of new, avant-garde...

Discussion paper

1 Jun 2018

The story of the emergence of a new trade union for artists – Artists’ Union England – is the subject of this edition of CAMEo Cuts.

As a founder member of the Union, artist Angela Kennedy offers an insight into the thinking and organisation...

Report

30 May 2018

The notions of museum visit and museum object, collection and exhibition, have all been disrupted and renegotiated by the influence of five decades of digital technology. ‘Digital’ has changed the idiom of ‘museum’ (Parry, 2007; 2010). And yet, it is widely recognised that the digital...

Discussion paper

8 May 2018

Creative New Zealand is developing a new Pacific Arts Strategy to guide the way we encourage, promote and support Pacific arts over the next five years. The strategy will help direct and prioritise Creative New Zealand’s Pacific arts investment between 2018 and 2023.

Report

A venue and infrastructure needs analysis
30 Apr 2018

This research was commissioned to assist the City of Sydney in developing an up-to-date, wide-ranging understanding of its future needs for creative space, especially with regard to cultural creation and production.