Australia’s artistic output gives enormous value to our society and enriches our lives. The arts and cultural and creative sectors also contribute significantly to other industries and have a wide range of skills and talents making up a rich landscape of workers. The BCARR provides economic and data analysis on arts issues to support evidence-based policy development and advice.
Cultural and creative activity
Cultural and creative activity refers to activities involving human creativity as a major input.
Australia’s live music sector
BCARR’s analysis reflects the diversity of occupations such as musicians, ticket collectors, advertising managers and bar attendants needed to run a live music event.
Creative skills for the future economy
BCARR’s analysis looks at the skills and qualifications of people working in creative fields and how these may be used in the future.
Private sector support for the arts
Philanthropy and corporate sponsorship in the sustainability of the creative sector.