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22 May 2014
Arts in Daily Life: Australian participation in the arts is an independent study commissioned by the Australia Council, which provides insight into how Australians participate in the arts today.
16 May 2014
Talking Points is a profile of the contemporary visual arts sector in 2013-14 authored by Phip Murray. The report is not intended as a comprehensive analysis, but to give a snapshot of current issues, opportunities and challenges in the sector, and map key developments over the last decade.
28 February 2014
The Literature section of the Australia Council for the Arts commissioned this literature review in response to the decline in childrenâ€™s reading measured by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The review aimed to summarise current knowledge on Australian childrenâ€™s leisure reading, and identifies gaps in knowledge and opportunities for further research.
10 December 2013
A three year tracking study of early career artists looking at the key factors that influence the development of their careers.
16 October 2013
This factsheet summarises research findings on the attitudes and behaviours of Australian readers.
13 October 2012
Many arts organisations are looking at how to archive their artworks and content for the future. This resource gives an overview of the key issues and steps in digital archiving.
03 October 2012
The National Crowdfunding Roadshow was a nine-city seminar series to explore the opportunities in crowdfunding for cultural and creative projects. In late July and through August Caroline Vu of the Artsupport Australia team and Elliott Bledsoe, Digital Content Officer of the Australia Council travelled to the capital cities and Western Sydney to present seminars to the arts and cultural sector about crowdfunding.
30 July 2012
This study is a snapshot of Australian donor motivations and donor barriers to crowdfunding, and provides some indicative recommendations on ways the uptake of crowdfunding in the creative industries might increase.
31 May 2012
In this issue, we reflect on the history, legacy and contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to Australia’s cultural life in the 21st century, and to keep you ‘in tune’ we unearth the 50 “must listen to” black songs.
23 April 2012
This report was commissioned in July 2011 by the Australia Council for the Arts to bring the research on the issue of women in creative leadership in Australia up to the present day, and provide a basis for the sector to discuss these issues and to reach agreement on some strategies to address the situation.