Resources Overview Towards Equity: A research overview of diversity in Australia’s arts and cultural sector brings together published and unpublished data and research on representation within the arts and cultural sector in Australia. It assesses equity among audiences and participants, artists, the cultural and creative workforce, cultural leaders and among Australia Council investment and staff. […]
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Strong themes emerged within the findings in Creating Our Future: Results of the National Arts Participation Survey. These themes centred on the impact of the arts and creativity. Join the Australia Council research team in exploring the data relating to each of these themes with internal and external experts.
Resources How do First Nations musicians feel about the music industry? What is working? What could be improved on in the music business in relation to their cultural practice and community responsibilities? First Nations music plays a vital role in Australia’s music identity. At this critical time, it is essential that the voices of First […]
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.
The relationship between art and travel is long-standing, deep and complex. We travel to see art, and even when art isn’t our primary destination, we naturally gravitate to the art of a place in order to understand the meaning of that place. Domestic tourism provides an opportunity for Australians to immerse themselves in exceptional cultural […]
First Nations arts engage international tourists, especially those who travel outside capital cities. Discover more on this story from International Arts Tourism: Connecting Cultures.
The Australia Council’s submission to the Closing the Gap Refresh draws on the evidence base to advocate for increased investment in First Nations arts and cultural expression, cultural maintenance, and First Nations-led culturally based solutions across portfolios.