Additional Resources

These resources include reports, tool-kits and how-to-guides that have been sourced from other organisations and are relevant to the regional arts sector.

  • Department of Communications and the Arts

    The Department of Communications and the Arts develop Australian Government policies and deliver programs that encourage excellence in the arts, help to protect our cultural heritage and support public access to and participation in, arts and culture in Australia. Find out more about funding and support here.

  • Regional Australia Institute

    Independent and informed by both research and ongoing dialogue with the community, the Regional Australia Institute develops policy and advocates for change to build a stronger economy and a better quality of life in regional Australia – for the benefit of all Australians.

  • State of the Arts

    This is your guide to arts and culture spanning into the greater suburbs and regions of Australia. Find out what’s on in live music, events, markets, art exhibitions, workshops and much more. Gain insight from local perspectives and experiences – our written content is produced by a network of local writers.

  • Institute for Creative Health

    The Institute for Creative Health is an independent non-profit Australian organisation with the mission to prove that the arts, in all its guises, are essential to the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities. Their aim is to inspire people to put our ideas into practice.

  • Indigenous Art Code

    A code to promote fair and ethical trade in works of art by Indigenous artists.

  • Arts Access Australia

    Improving employment and participation of people with disability in Australia discussion paper.

  • Planning Access

    This suite of fact-sheets was designed to help arts organisations that are developing or updating their Disability Action Plans.

  • Code of Best Practice for Engaging with the Not-for-Profit Sector

  • Culture Count: Measuring Cultural Value

    Download the transcript and watch the videos from Culture Count: a forum of measuring cultural value. Hasan Bakhshi delivered the keynote address, arguing for more rigorous decision about cultural funding.

  • Graduate Employability Research Project Report | Deakin Business School

    The Deakin University Arts and Cultural Management (ACM) Graduate Employability Research aimed to examine future skills required in the arts and cultural sector, and perceived skills gaps of recent graduates entering the employment market.

  • Bringing It All Together: Guidelines for Arts and Mental Health Projects

    This document is a quick reference resource to provide support and guidelines for artists, mental health workers, and participants in arts practice.

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