Victoria’s creative economy – of ideas, products, services and practices – includes public libraries. By offering a diverse range of activities and highly inclusive forms of participation, libraries are a vital node in a dynamic creative industries ecology.
Collaborating with regional communities: guidelines and tools for regional arts and cultural engagement
These guidelines and tools are to assist those working in regional communities achieve a more rewarding level of involvement in cultural activities. They show how to strengthen decisions, build productive partnerships and develop positive outcomes for both local hosts and visitors to rural, regional and...
This report presents key findings from a survey of creative spaces throughout New Zealand, intended to provide decision-makers and agencies with information about the sector to better understand how it operates, the services it provides and to whom.
Creative New Zealand’s Statement of Intent sets out a ten-year strategic direction to create value for New Zealanders through support for the arts, ways to increase that value and to ensure all New Zealanders – regardless of where they live and who they are –...
This work was recognised by the United Cities and Local Government Committee on Culture, who endorsed the Cultural Forum initiative as one of 120 global ‘good practice’ examples in the area of culture and local sustainable development.
These guidelines aim to help Councils develop arts and cultural policies. They are designed for people new to policy development, and also to act as a resource for those with more experience or for those reviewing a current policy. They are general in scope and...