Martin Mulligan


Art, governance and the turn to community

As an ‘action research’ project over a period of more than three years, the Generations Project has been remarkably successful in finding out what it takes to ensure that community art practices can enrich the practice of local government in Australia. This comes at a...

Renegotiating community life: Arts, agency, inclusion and wellbeing

As part of a broader emphasis on addressing the ‘social determinants’ of health and wellbeing, health promotion agencies in Australia and elsewhere have increasingly turned to arts participation as a strategy for reducing social isolation. However, research on the relationships between arts participation and its...

The case for a regional arts development officer network in Victoria

This evaluation of the Regional Cultural Partnership Program of Regional Arts Victoria focused on the roles of Regional Arts Development Officers based in diverse regions centred on Horsham, Ballarat and Sale.Since 2004, Regional Arts Victoria has developed a particular model for using the national Regional...