This research suggests it is time for Australians to re-examine Indonesia and to think more deeply about the opportunities for shared cultural awareness, education programs and student exchanges like the New Colombo Plan, business partnerships, and two-way travel that goes beyond Bali and traditional Australian...
When people engage in cultural or creative activities, they generally have better educational outcomes, are less lonely and enjoy a happier and healthier life in old age. This report provides a snapshot of current research and findings about the positive impacts of artistic, creative and...
The purpose of this discussion paper is to analyse culture and wellbeing in the context of the Living Standards Framework (LSF). It provides an integrated analysis of how culture might be embedded in the LSF and the LSF Dashboard. Questions for discussion are included at...
This report includes case studies of 11 venues in the Inner West LGA to enhance understanding of the needs and challenges faced by creative space operators in the area. The case studies were compiled through observational site visits and semi-structured interviews with 16 space managers...
This issue of CAMEo Cuts offers a new take on the enduring idea of the cultural ‘fringe’.
This report surveys the literature focusing on the history and theory of the cultural and creative industries. It explores both the history of the idea of the cultural industries and how this has changed and developed our current interest in the creative economy.
This paper examines what can be understood as the ‘night-time economy’ (NTE). It builds on background research by the ACT Planning and Land Authority (ACTPLA) to inform planning for social infrastructure and the review of Territory Plan policies for commercial centres and zones. It considers...
This resource represents a roadmap that communities of all sizes can follow to realize the full potential of their music economy.
This report develops the concept of culture-based creativity, stemming from art and cultural productions or activities which nurture innovation, and going beyond artistic achievements or “creative content” feeding broadband networks, computers and consumer electronic equipments.
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...