The Film Industry Working Group was set up at the beginning of this year with representation from across the screen industry, Business New Zealand and the Council of Trade Unions. This report provides recommendations on restoring collective bargaining rights to film production workers.
Funding support for the Major Performing Arts companies (MPA companies) is provided by the Australian and state governments under the MPA Framework. This paper proposes a range of features to strengthen those arrangements, which will provide an opportunity to create an enhanced framework that is...
This new, creative strategy takes a 10-year view on how the City of Melbourne can integrate creativity into everything we do – not as an add-on, but planned from the start of a project, development or activity.
This discussion paper is designed to inform the national consultation process about the value, role, scope and form of a National Indigenous Arts and Cultural Authority (NIACA).
The concept of a charitable organisation may need to be reimagined, as governments look to pay for success, donors move away from hand-outs and charity leaders have begun to reposition their organisations as sustainable social enterprises, according to this report.
This article explores how cultural heritage institutions have ordered and regulated contact with their publics via a negotiation of different visual communication technologies.
This tool has been designed to help improve the way teachers and leaders engage with Pacific learners to make a major difference to their educational success.
The Northern Territory Government is developing a world-class National Aboriginal Art Gallery in Alice Springs, celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art from across the country and supporting the economic development of the town.
When did culture become a number? When did the books, paintings, poems, plays, songs, films, games, art installations, clothes, and all the myriad objects that fill our lives and which we consider cultural, become a matter of statistical measurement?
This paper explores the fundamental questions facing the copyright system in the new industrial and digital era. It considers a broad range of issues including the evolving concept of authorship, originality, exhaustion issues, and the fair use or fair dealing doctrine in the new global...
Climate change is affecting Pacific life in significant and complex ways. Human mobility is shaped by climate change and is increasingly positioned by international agencies, policymakers, and governments as having an important role in both climate change adaptation and human development. We consider the potential...
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...
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.
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...
The policy platform of the Victorian Branch of the Australian Labor Party as it heads to the state election on 24 November 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.
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...