This draft code is part of a comprehensive package of measures strongly supported by LPA’s Executive Council to deal with discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment and bullying in the workplace.
Creative Nation uses official, open and web data to map the creative industries in the United Kingdom, their evolution, contribution to local economic development, the strength of their support ecosystems - including research and informal networking - and their connections with each other.
Creative Barkly is a three-year Australian Research Council Linkage project (2016-2019) that aims to investigate the arts and creative sector in the Barkly, and how it contributes to economic and social development in the region.
This book shows that global population ageing is an opportunity to improve the quality of human life rather than a threat to economic competitiveness and stability. It describes the concept of the creative ageing policy as a mix of the silver economy, the creative economy,...
The recently released Productivity Commission report on the Australian intellectual property system is thorough and measured. Its recommendations are far from radical but if implemented would improve the environment for the creation and use of knowledge-based products in Australia. Currently, too many parts of the...
Creative State is the Victorian Government's strategy to strengthen and grow the state's creative industries and the value they bring to Victorians.
The annual 2015 ACUADS conference was hosted by the School of Art, Architecture and Design at the University of South Australia and Adelaide College of the Arts (TAFE SA). Keynotes were given by Brian Parkes (CEO, Jam Factory) and Nick Mitzevich (Art Gallery of South...
This paper reports upon very early findings from a three year ARC Discovery project exploring how online distribution is changing the environment for operating a creative micro-enterprise, with a specific focus on designer-makers. A key research question for the project is: what are the ‘self-making’...
The creative economy employed nearly 30 million people worldwide and generated $2.25 trillion in revenue—or 3 percent of the world’s GDP—in 2013.
The arts play a vital role in a culturally ambitious nation. Never before has there been such rapid change driven by creativity and innovation. Never before has there been more engagement, participation or curiosity about art and culture in our everyday lives.
Aging populations are a major consideration for socio-economic development in the early 21st century. This demographic change is mainly seen as a threat rather than as an opportunity to improve the quality of human life. Aging population is taking place in every continent of the...
Enabled by the global distribution affordances of the Internet, increasing numbers of creative producers of the handmade—the majority of whom are women—are working from home as sole traders. Selling their wares via online marketplaces such as Etsy, such women often do so as a means...
A lecture by Dr Mari Elka Pangestu on the role of the arts and culture in the development of Indonesia.
Development in most Asian countries has taken place through several conventional phases. Economies such as Indonesia have started with agriculture/resource based...
This paper provides evidence as a catalyst for informed discussion about arts and culture in Australia.
Australians value the arts.
A growing number of Australians believe that the arts make for a richer and more meaningful life; they influence...
Australian popular music is taking the world by storm. At the recent BIGSOUND music conference, some in the industry suggested local music is in a new golden era. Paul Barclay discusses the state of the billion dollar Australian music industry with a panel of industry...
This toolkit is designed to help arts organisations develop or improve their risk management practice.
Creative New Zealand commissioned this Risk Management Toolkit (Toolkit) to help managers and administrators in New Zealand arts organisations to develop or improve their risk management...
What is the future of international cross-cultural relations? And what is the value of creative diplomacy?
In a world where international political relations are often dictated by a lumbering softly-softly approach, the power of cultural initiatives to forge more immediate and...
This symposium was an in-depth exploration of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation's (CCI) influence, impact and contributions since 2005, as well as its ongoing agenda.
CCI engaged with academic colleagues and industry, government and community partners to reflect on...
There’s plenty of discussion about arts funding in Australia – but are we ready to tackle tough questions around the 'value' of the arts? That’s a challenge that will involve scrutinising the 'benefits' delivered by arts programs and rethinking some of our ideas about impact....