This analysis of data from three Australian Population Censuses (1996, 2001, 2006) in relation to arts employment. This study was undertaken by Peter Higgs of the Centre for Creative Industries and Innovation at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) under the leadership of Professor Stuart Cunningham.
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Song Cycles, a joint research project by the Australia Council for the Arts and the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA), showed that attitudes, physical distance, training and education were among the significant barriers preventing Indigenous musicians from reaching wider audiences.
The Arts Participation surveys give robust and detailed information on how Australians participate in the arts and their attitudes to the arts, to help the arts sector understand its audiences and policy makers understand its value to the public.
This paper summarises research from the field of performance measurement, public value, and audience research. It seeks to uncover useful insights to assist arts organisations and funding agencies to develop practical tools for measuring artistic vibrancy.
Effective governance is one of the most important aspects of running a successful arts organisation. But what makes a great board? What are a board’s responsibilities? And how do you attract terrific board members? On Board is a short, easy-to-read guide to the basics of governance for arts organisations.
This paper discusses the impact of digital technology on the major performing arts sector and seeks to provoke discussion in the MPA sector about the opportunities and threats posed by digital technology.
A survey of the economic circumstances of 1,063 practising professional Australian artists. Don’t give up your day job is the fourth in a series carried out over the past 20 years at Macquarie University, with funding from the Australia Council.