Strategies and policies
The Australia Council for the Arts has a number of strategies and policies to guide its work.
It also produces plans, policies and policy submissions that are of interest to the wider arts sector.
Our strategic plan is reviewed annually and is based on the advice and planning processes of our artform boards and committees - and the arts sector overall.
Artform sector plans
These plans focus on the current state and important issues in each artform, describe their ecosystems, and present key goals and activities of the Australia Council artform boards in relation to their sectors.
- Community Partnerships sector plan 2012-2013
- Dance sector plan 2012-2013
- Experimental Arts sector plan 2012-2013
- Literature sector plan 2013-2014
- Music sector plan 2012-2014
- Theatre sector plan 2012-2014
- Visual Arts sector plan 2012-2014
Cultural engagement framework
The Australia Council's cultural engagement framework encompasses eight strategies that reflect our commitment to creating opportunities for all Australians to participate in our cultural life:
- Indigenous Australians
- People with disability
- Multicultural Australia
- Young people
- Regional and marginalised communities
Other strategies and policies
- Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013 Policy and Procedures
- Creative innovation strategy
- Protocols for working with children in art
- Music: Protocols for Producing Indigenous Australian Music
- Writing: Protocols for Producing Indigenous Australian Writing
- Visual Arts: Protocols for producing Indigenous Australian Visual Arts
- Media Arts: Protocols for Producing Indigenous Australian Media Arts
- Performing Arts: Protocols for Producing Indigenous Australian Performing Arts
- Arts content for the digital era
Australia Council submissions
- To the Australia 2020 Summit
- To the National Review of School Music Education
- To the Prime Minister's Science, Engineering and Innovation Council inquiry into creativity in the innovation economy
- To the House of Representatives inquiry into the education of boys
- To the Inquiry on Disclosure Regimes for Charities NFPs
- To the review ABC and SBS: towards a digital future
Fraud Control polices
The Australia Council views fraud as a serious offence. Itâ€™s commitment and strategies for managing fraud are contained the Fraud Control Policy. Copies of this policy are available to relevant peers, clients, suppliers and external parties upon request.
The Australia Council is committed to establishing and maintaining an appropriate system of risk oversight management and internal control. The Australia Council has implemented a Risk Management Framework Policy which reflects its commitments to adopting a strategic, consistent and structured enterprise approach to risk management, in order to achieve an appropriate balance between realising opportunities for gains and minimising losses.