Cultural policy

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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.
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Lifelong: perceptions of arts and culture among Baby Boomer middle Australians

This report brings together published and unpublished data on the attitudes and beliefs towards arts and culture held by ‘Baby Boomer middle Australians’. In presenting the findings of a third national focus group study on middle Australia, the aim is to ensure that Australia’s policy...
Strategy

Creative New Zealand: statement of intent 2022-2026

This strategy sets out Creative New Zealand’s 4-year plan, and describes how the organisation creates value for New Zealanders through support for the arts, and what needs to be done to increase that value and ensure all New Zealanders share in those benefits.
Report

The big picture 2

This report provides an updated overview of cultural expenditure trends in Australia between the 2007–08 and 2019–20 periods, drawing on a new release of Australia’s most comprehensive dataset on cultural funding by governments.
Position paper

Twenty-first century priorities for Australian arts and culture policy

This research calls for a National Arts, Culture and Creativity Plan, and explores emerging trends that must be accounted for in a 21st century understanding of Australian arts and culture.
Report

Measuring the Australian night time economy 2019-20

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).
Strategy

Creative state 2025

Creative State 2025 is the Victorian Government’s next four-year creative industries strategy, designed to grow jobs and skills, and secure Victoria’s reputation as a global cultural destination and bold creative leader.
Report

Australia’s cultural and creative economy: a 21st century guide

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.
Discussion paper

Consultation paper on growing the Indigenous visual arts industry

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.
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...
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Supporting culture in the digital age

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.
Report

It’s time for a culture change

This report proposes that the current Australian government should adopt the Whitlam Government’s general policy direction to enhance its cultural engagement with Papua New Guinea.
Position paper

Policy brief – cultural planning

AbSec's policy brief on cultural planning as a holistic approach to support Aboriginal children thriving and being grounded in culture, family and community.
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.
Report

The big picture: public expenditure on artistic, cultural and creative activity in Australia

Establishing a baseline understanding of the quantum and trends in expenditure on culture by all levels of government over the last decade, this report presents findings and opportunities based on meaningful comparisons between different years, levels of government and areas of expenditure.
Strategy

To dream, to explore, to create: arts and culture plan South Australia 2019 - 2024

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...
Strategy

Creativity connects us: corporate plan 2019–2023

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. 
Report

Social impacts of culture and the arts WA: final report

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.
Strategy

Greater creative Bendigo

Greater Creative Bendigo embraces cultural and creative industries as fundamental to our city’s liveability and to our future.