Indigenous art

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.
Strategy

Protocols for using First Nations cultural and intellectual property in the arts

This protocol guide spells out clearly the legal, ethical and moral considerations for the use of Indigenous cultural material in arts and cultural projects.
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.
Submission

Response to the NIAA Indigenous Tourism Fund discussion paper

The Australia Council's response to the National Indigenous Arts Awards (NIAA) discussion paper
Strategy

IACA strategic plan 2016-21

The Indigenous Art Centre Alliance (IACA) strategic plan has been prepared and largely based on judgment and opinion after extensive consultation with the Committee of Management, members, staff, external stakeholders and others.
Discussion paper

Fake art harms culture: discussion paper

Consideration of a proposed Private Members Bill by the Member for Kennedy, the Hon Bob Katter MP, concerning ways to prevent the unfair exploitation and misuse of Indigenous cultural heritage, traditional knowledge and expression through legislative amendment to the Competition and Consumer Act.
Strategy

First peoples: a roadmap for enhancing Indigenous engagement in museums and galleries

The Australian Museums and Galleries Association 10-Year Indigenous Roadmap is committed to improving Indigenous engagement and employment. The roadmap was developed for the museums and galleries sector.
Draft report

Creative Barkly preliminary report

Creative Barkly is a three-year Australian Research Council Linkage project (2016-2019) that aims to investigate the arts and creative sector in the Barkly, and how it contributes to economic and social development in the region.
Report

Comfort and electricity use in remote Australian buildings

This study is aimed at improving the safety, comfort, productivity and energy efficiency of enterprise buildings in remote communities. Two building types, besser block and steel frame, were investigated in both hot arid and hot humid climate zones of northern Australia.