Creative industries add both economic and cultural value to society by generating knowledge, information and artefacts through creative practice and production. Resources in this collection focus on work by and about the cultural sector in Australia and overseas.
This report focuses on the Core NTE, which consists of food, drink and entertainment (consumption) businesses and these businesses’ economic performance in the latest financial year for which official data is available (2019-20).
This research calls for a National Arts, Culture and Creativity Plan and explores: 8 emerging trends that must be accounted for in a 21st century understanding of Australian arts and culture; 6 foundations that reflect the fundamentals of Australia’s public policy in arts and culture...
This presentation considers: culture as the domain of ‘traditions’ emphasising continuities; rapid contemporary change with culture in a dynamic state of flux; innovation in culture, not just in the arts; diversity as an engine of productive change; cultural development as asset orientation; and sustainability with...
This report on the cultural and creative economy explains why making an Australian National Arts, Culture and Creativity Plan now will unleash opportunities for Australians to participate in and contribute to the economy and society in the 21st century.
This paper includes information on activities the federal government is currently undertaking to support artists, art centres and the industry, and asks questions of the sector to inform future activities, especially considering the full long-term effects of COVID-19.
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...
Prepared between November 2019 and March 2020, this report explores how the digital age has changed the cultural value chain and draws on existing literature and insights, as well as a range of actors from across the cultural ecosystem.
The Australia Council for the Arts' five-year strategy advocates for a creatively connected Australia where creative enterprise is entrenched across society, industry and government as the fuel that ignites our social, cultural and economic success.
AbSec's policy brief on cultural planning as a holistic approach to support Aboriginal children thriving and being grounded in culture, family and community.
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.
This framework is a way for organisations to talk about artistic impact internally and with others. It offers a way to capture the value arts and culture create for the society, economy and community.
This plan acknowledges the commitment and practice of the artists and makers of South Australia and sets out a roadmap to navigate the next five years with six goals and priorities. It aims to guide the growth of and investment in the state’s leadership in...
Artistic and cultural organisations are increasingly being required to justify the funding they receive through the direct benefits associated with their activities. This report and its application are part of the further development of the overall Public Value Measurement model.