Cultural development

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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.
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

Cracking up? Culture and the displacement of virtue

Unease has been growing that something has changed for the worse in our culture. The change is perceptible but often defies precise description. This paper calls for a renewed understanding of culture as that which expresses a shared, common vision for our human and social...
Report

Mobile connectivity in emerging economies

After more than a decade of studying the spread and impact of digital life in the United States, Pew Research Center has intensified its exploration of the impact of online connectivity among populations in emerging economies – where the prospect of swift cultural change propelled...
Chapter

Making things: beyond the binary of manufacturing and creativity

In December 2013 US auto giant General Motors announced it would wind up production in Australia. It signalled the end of domestic production of the iconic “Australian” Holden motor car, and subjected thousands of workers and their families in Adelaide and Melbourne, where their plants...
Strategy

City art: public art strategy

Cultural vitality and creativity is strengthened by investment in cultural assets and activities. The City Art Public Art Strategy has been developed as a key action of the Sustainable Sydney 2030 Plan (action 7.4.1). This strategy will guide the City’s public art program and significantly...
Policy

Public art policy

The City of Sydney is committed to the development of a tolerant, diverse, prosperous and sustainable city which values its rich natural, cultural and urban heritage. Art and culture make a city stimulating and memorable and create a flourishing and outward-looking environment of which its...
Report

The mastering of a music city

This resource represents a roadmap that communities of all sizes can follow to realize the full potential of their music economy.
Blog post

Matched crowdfunding six months on: the longer term impacts

In 2016 Nesta launched the Arts and Heritage Matched Crowdfunding Pilot, to explore the potential of mixing crowdfunding donations with grant funding. The pilot saw arts and heritage initiatives raising money for a diverse range of projects; from plays and art exhibitions, to launching new...
Conference paper

Cultural planning practices in local government in Victoria

This paper presents results of a state-wide survey about cultural planning practices in local government across Victoria, reporting on breadth of cultural planning, amount of investment, policy influences in their development and planning processes.