Briefing paper

Transitioning young people to education and employment through arts-based social enterprises

The briefing draws upon the expertise of RMIT’s education, art and social science research community to inform policy makers on opportunities and challenges for arts-based social enterprises (ASEs) in supporting the engagement, well-being, education and employment pathways of marginalised young people, while trading creative products...
Report

Contribution of the arts and culture industry to the UK economy

Outlining the economic and social contributions made by the arts and culture industry, this report also considers the dynamic role that arts organisations play in acting as incubators and contributing to local area regeneration.
Report

Creating our future: results of the National Arts Participation survey

This research from the Australia Council shows growing numbers of Australians agree arts and creativity build social cohesion and support health, education and the future economy – critical areas as our nation recovers from the impact of COVID-19.
Position paper

GLAM Peak and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals

This document presents the set of GLAM Peak Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) priorities confirmed at the meeting of GLAM Peak on 28 July 2020. The agreed document will be used to inform the thinking of institutions and other stakeholders about the SDG.
Report

Behind the scenes: drivers of arts and cultural policy settings in Australia and beyond

This report draws on 70 years of Australian and international arts, cultural and creative policies. Four key policy drivers are brought centre stage, making them clearer and more accessible so that a wider range of people can take part in informed discussion about Australia’s cultural...
Discussion paper

Whitlam, the arts and democracy

This paper examines the impact of Whitlam Government era (1973-75) arts and culture policies on Australian culture, institutions and identity.
Briefing paper

Economic importance of the arts and entertainment sector: background brief

With the federal government recently announcing a support package for the arts and entertainment sector, this background brief summarises Australia Institute research on the economic role of the sector and related polling.
Strategy

Creative industries strategy NT 2020–2024

The purpose of this strategy document is to provide a framework for a more strategic and coordinated approach between the public, private and not for profit sectors for the development of the creative industries in the Northern Territory.
Position paper

COVID-19: Live performance industry rebuild and recovery package

Live Performance Australia has developed this $345 million plan to help the live performance industry restart, rebuild and reopen for audiences following the shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report

A view from middle Australia: perceptions of arts, culture and creativity

Drawing on conversations with eight focus groups in February 2020, with middle-aged, middle income swing voters from suburban and regional Australia, this research finds that middle Australians have clear views about the value and opportunities that arts and culture create for them, for their families...