programs and resources

Re-imagine: what next? Online portal

The online portal has been recently released and it is a place to share ideas, respond to key questions and engage in a dialogue about the shared future that can be created. 

Have your say by posting your ideas to the ideas wall or by making a submission

Please note: The Re-activate: beyond step three resource document is now available. 

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Australia Council Response



Sector Resources

Digital resources

First Nations' Roundtable 

The Australia Council for the Arts will be hosting a series of First Nations' Roundtables for arts and creative independents, and organisations, to discuss the current situation that affects us all in relation to COVID-19.

Creative Connections 

Creative Connections is an online webinar series for the cultural and arts sectors and will offer practical, accessible and useful content delivered by industry experts on key topics and emerging themes.

Think Inside the Square 

Every week, industry experts, artists and digital adaptors will join the panel to discuss solutions and ideas that inform the industry.

Intel: Podcast series

 Australia Council’s INTEL: PODCAST SERIES is a peer-to-peer market intelligence resource designed to inform and upskill the arts sector on ‘live’, best practice, and innovative approaches to international engagement.

Creating Our Future: Results of the National Arts Participation Survey

Creating Our Future: Results of the National Arts Participation Surveyis the fourth study in the landmark research series that explores Australians’ engagement with and attitudes towards the arts.

The National Arts Participation Survey asks how Australians are engaging with arts and creativity in our daily lives. How do Australians feel about arts and creativity? How is our arts engagement changing? Do we recognise the impacts of arts and creativity in our lives and communities? How do Australians feel about public funding for the arts?

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The Australia Council is working with Patternmakers and WolfBrown to understand changes in behaviours and sentiments of arts-goers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, to support decision-making and forward planning across the sector.

All data is available in the Audience Outlook Monitor dashboard, with results from over 23,000 respondents in Phase 1, over 15,000 respondents in Phase 2 and over 12,000 respondents in Phase 3.

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