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Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport (Australia)

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Review of the Australia Council: May 2012

The purpose of this review was to ensure that funding opportunities offered by the Australia Council reflect the diversity, innovation and excellence of Australia’s contemporary arts and cultural sector and that the Australia Council is well placed to support the goals of the National Cultural...

Expert panel on constitutional recognition of local government

The independent Expert Panel on Constitutional Recognition of Local Government was appointed in August 2011 by the Australian Government. The Panel was tasked with consulting the community on whether Australia's Constitution should be changed to include local government. The Panel consulted nationally and considered feedback...

The future of sport in Australia

The Crawford Review was commissioned to investigate the reforms required to ensure that Australia’s sporting system remains prepared for the challenges of the future. This report examines elite and community level sport as well as sport for young people, women and men, sport for people...

Creative Nation: Commonwealth cultural policy, October 1994

Released in 1994 by then Prime Minister Paul Keating, 'Creative Nation' was the first time an Australian federal government formally developed a cultural policy.