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 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...
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.
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.
We care less about the arts when there is less to care about. The government of the day has backed Australian arts and culture into a corner and it must start telling its story better to survive.
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...
The document sets out the framework which will guide the activity of Saudi Arabia’s first Ministry of Culture. It identifies how the Ministry of Culture defines culture and the sectors.
The impact of public funding on creative processes in Australia: three case studies of visual artists
Artistic practices are subjected to numerous situational factors that simultaneously hinder and/or enable future artistic activity: public funding is positioned in this research as one such situational factor. This article explores the immediate impacts public funding has on the artistically creative processes of the funded...
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.