Arts funding

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Arts fund raising
National Program for Excellence in the Arts
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Sculpting a national cultural plan

This inquiry report asserts that a healthy, sustainable arts industry will allow Australia’s creative and cultural industries and institutions to emerge from the COVID-19 public health emergency and allow Australia’s arts to reach new heights.
Report

International arts strategy 2015–20: impact report

The findings in this report reflect necessary pivots and re-prioritisations throughout the strategy period. However, the predominant story is one of success, with the total spend of $8 million resulting in significant positive impacts across the strategy’s objectives.
Strategy

International engagement strategy 2021-2025

This strategy document has been informed by national and international sector consultation, and an evaluation of the activity delivered under the Australia Council’s International Arts Strategy 2015-2020.
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.
Briefing paper

Women and men in arts and entertainment

As Australia continues to experience the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and looks to economic recovery, this paper argues that the arts and entertainment sector should be a key target for economic support.
Discussion paper

Performing arts advocacy in Australia

This discussion paper outlines long-term trends in performing arts attendance and finances, as well as providing analysis of the impact of COVID-19. The paper also suggests how advocacy for the performing arts could be improved.
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.
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...
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

South Australia craft sector strategy 2020

This strategy provides a range of short- and longer-term recommendations designed to strengthen the craft economy at both a macro and micro level, in order to engender a thriving craft ecology that positions South Australia at the heart of Australian craft innovation and culture.
Discussion paper

Documentary funding: discussion paper

This paper outlines proposed revisions to Screen Ausralia's documentary funding program, to better support the industry and adapt to changes in the sector. Industry feedback is being sought, with submissions closing 27 October 2019. New guidelines will be published in February 2020, and come into...
Report

Arts and creative industries: a historical overview; and an Australian conversation

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.
Strategy

ACT artists-in-residence policy

This policy aims to help Australian Capital Territory to achieve the goal to be regarded nationally and internationally as home to a comprehensive program of highly regarded artist residencies.
Strategy

Social inclusion in the arts 2017 plan

This plan outlines what is happening within a selection of ACT arts organisations to promote social inclusion and accessibility. It demonstrates the existing importance placed on inclusivity within the arts community and provides a basis for building on existing initiatives as well as information sharing...
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...
Report

Beijing cultural and creative industries white paper (2017)

This white paper summarises the cultural and creative industry development in Beijing in 2016. It analyses new features and trends in the industry and also provides guidelines to their future development.
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.
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

National mission on cultural mapping and roadmap 2017-2020

The mission document encompasses data mapping, demography building and formalises the processes of cultural activities. It includes strategic plan, action plan, and budget plan for the years 2017 - 2020.
Strategy

Culture economy strategy

This document consists of plans and strategies for cultural economy expansion, constructed by Special Cultural Ecnomy Strategy Team in Cabinet Secretariat Japan in 2017, and responds to 'Partial Revisions to the Basic Act on the Promotion of Culture and the Arts'.