There is growing interest in quantifying the economic contribution of cultural and creative industries both in Australia and internationally. Measurement of this activity can inform policy makers about how such industries contribute to economic outcomes relative to other industries.
The creative industries – the media industries, arts and services like design and architecture – have been the focus of policy attention, support and funding for some two decades and more. And not just in the UK. This is a global phenomenon with governments across...
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...
Cultural Data Online is an initiative of the Meeting of Cultural Ministers Statistics Working Group, which manages a national program of cultural data collection, research and analysis, funded collaboratively by the Australian, state and territory governments through the Meeting of Cultural Ministers.
Artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality and blockchain are changing the way the content is produced, distributed and consumed. The impacts are not just changing the creative economy, but society as a whole. This paper presents the findings of a joint project, conducted by the World Economic...
The Australian Government notes the report by the Environment and Communications References Committee (the Committee) Game on: more than playing around .
The Government has also responded to the Senate Economics References Committee’s report on the Inquiry into Australia’s Innovation System. In its response,...
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.
Australian Indigenous Design Charter : Communication Design. When working on projects involving the representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture communication designers and buyers of design (non-Indigenous and Indigenous) are expected to adhere to the following ten points:
1) Indigenous led. Ensure Indigenous...
Looking forward fifteen or twenty years to what our future economy could be like, in every scenario the Creative Industries are of central importance to the UK’s productivity and global success. We have two great assets: the English language and our national capacity for creativity....
This report provides a summary of the findings of an online survey entitled Understanding Diversity in the Arts. The survey was distributed through Creative Scotland communications channels and generated over 1,500 responses over the month-long period 30 September to 31 October 2016.
This first issue of CAMEo Cuts summarises observations from Mark Banks’ recent book ‘Creative Justice’ (2017).
The aim of the book is to consider the various sociological approaches taken to studying work and education in the cultural industries. It also suggests a new framework...
The Green Paper’s focus on the creative industries is welcome. The creative industries have the potential to deliver economic growth and desirable employment opportunity across the UK. To activate this potential, sector-wide initiatives are needed that link local and regional expertise, knowledge and talent to...
Craft skills and knowledge have a strong economic impact and significant potential to drive further growth and innovation in other sectors, as this report demonstrates. The creative industries are a recognised UK strengthin which the UK currently enjoys an international competitive advantage. However, other nations...
This Senate report provides an overview of key aspects of, and developments in, the Australian video game development industry.
Creative State is the Victorian Government's strategy to strengthen and grow the state's creative industries and the value they bring to Victorians.
This is an agenda for the future of Australian making, produced by the National Craft Initiative over a three-year period of engagement with the professional craft and design community.
The creative city proposition has proven highly attractive to policy makers and urban managers all over the world. Creative cities are construed to be dynamic places characterised by diversity, openness and tolerance. As a specific manifestation of this ethos, festivals are equally positioned temporal manifestations...
This is the second of a series of policy reports from the Creative Industries Federation.
The first focused on creative education and in this paper we turn our attention to the importance of public investment as part of the UK’s unique mixed economy in...
Cultural and creative industries (CCIs) are at the crossroads of arts, culture, business and technology and can be defined as those economic activities that strongly rely on individual creativity, skills and talent and in principal produce intellectual property in contrast to material goods or immediately...