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Stuart Cunningham

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Arts and creative industries: a historical overview; and an Australian conversation

This report looks at ways in which the policy relationship between these often polarised sectors of arts and creative industries might be re-thought and approached more productively.
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Cultural policy in the time of the creative industries

We suggest that the conflation of culture with creative industries since 1997 has harmed both cultural policy and creative industries policy in the UK. We propose that an official definition of the cultural sector and the production of government statistics to support such a definition...
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Media ownership in Australia

A diverse, independent media is seen as central to a functioning democracy yet tight government regulation in Australia has failed to ensure a plurality of voices. Rear Vision looks at the story of media ownership in Australia.
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Innovation for realists

As part of the Arts for all Queenslanders Strategy development, Stuart Cunningham proposes a working concept of innovation for arts and cultural sector. Innovation is an overworked buzzword, a cliché which any serious thinking person can see through immediately. If that is what you think...
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Getting creative in healthcare: the contribution of creative activities to Australian healthcare

Executive summary Creative skills are widely distributed across economies, but their contributions to economic performance and social outcomes and their role in enabling nations and institutions to respond to competitive and other pressures are not well understood.