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Children and Reading Literature Review

28 February 2014

The Literature section of the Australia Council for the Arts commissioned this literature review in response to the decline in children’s reading measured by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The review aimed to summarise current knowledge on Australian children’s leisure reading, and identifies gaps in knowledge and opportunities for further research.

The longitudinal study of early career artists

10 December 2013

A three year tracking study of early career artists looking at the key factors that influence the development of their careers.

Fact Sheet: Trends in reading among Australians

16 October 2013

This factsheet summarises research findings on the attitudes and behaviours of Australian readers.

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Video: Artist Careers Research

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