The Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research (BCARR) undertakes research and provides economic and data analysis on communications, arts, cities and regions to support evidence-based policy development and advice.

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Publications

Australia's Broadband Performance—statistical snapshot

This statistical snapshot is intended to accompany the Australia's Broadband Performance Dashboard released in March 2022 by the Bureau

Economic assessment of the Location Incentive on Australia's screen sector

This paper assesses the current and future economic benefits of one aspect of the Australian Screen Production Incentive, the Location Incentive, to provide early indications on the impacts of the program on the Australian screen industry and economy more broadly.

Government payments to the cultural and creative sectors

Government intervention through whole of economy measures, such as the JobKeeper and Boosting Cash Flow for Employers payments, has supported economic activity and employment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

FAQ: Cultural and Creative Activity in Australia, 2009–10 to 2018–19

This document provides further information on the analysis of cultural and creative activity, including how cultural and creative activity is measured. This information is presented in a Frequently Asked Questions format.

At a glance: Cultural and Creative Activity estimates, 2009–10 to 2018–19

This document outlines the key findings from the tables and figures shown in the BCARR visual summary document: Cultural and creative activity in Australia, 2009–10 to 2018–19.

Visual summary: Cultural and Creative Activity in Australia, 2009–10 to 2018–19

This document provides updated estimates of cultural and creative activity for the period 2009–10 to 2018–19. The updates are presented as a visual summary.

International comparison of fixed broadband performance—data consumption

This fact sheet describes trends and data relevant to the volume of data on fixed broadband connections in Australia, including in comparison to international peers.

Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) February 2021 statistical snapshot

This document outlines some high level findings from the interactive Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) Chart Pack published by the Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research.

Monitoring the impact of Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) services on the Australian content market—Overview paper

This document summarises some of the developments in the content market and outlines the structure of the interactive Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) Chart Pack published by the Bureau of Communications, Arts and Regional Research.