Arts funding

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


Report

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This report brings together published and unpublished data on the attitudes and beliefs towards arts and culture held by ‘Baby Boomer middle Australians’.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 culture fix: creative people, places and industries

As national and local governments reconsider growth models in the wake of COVID-19, cultural and creative sectors can be a tool for a resilient recovery. This report outlines international trends with new data, including at subnational scale. It addresses issues in cultural and creative sectors...
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.
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.
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.
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

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

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

Pacific arts strategy 2018–2023: implementation plan 2018–2020

The Pacific Arts Strategy implementation plan outlines key actions and priorities being delivered to the strategy's mid-point, to December 2020.
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.
Guide

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...