Discussion paper

Towards comparable statistics for cultural heritage organisations

Publisher
Evaluation Cultural industries Cultural heritage Public value Australia
Description

Identifies a set of key measures and standard methodologies to facilitate information sharing, benchmarking and time series comparisons among cultural heritage organisations. This is a first step towards an improvement in the overall quality and comparability of key data collected by Australia's cultural heritage sector, which encompasses museums, libraries, art museums and archives. Key measures covered include number of visits to the organisation, visitor satisfaction, age and sex distribution of visitors, size of the collection, number of employees/volunteers and financial information.

Publication Details
Issue:
Information paper 4916.0
Publication Year:
2008