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Pacific Cultures: Regional Culture Strategy 2010-2020

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Compiled by the Council of Pacific Arts and Culture and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community. Investing in Pacific Cultures Understanding the economic, social, educational and political dimensions of culture is not easy. Culture includes the dances, songs, chants, performances and handicrafts that most people are familiar with and that are celebrated at the four-yearly Festival of Pacific Arts. But culture is much more than that; it is about a way and a quality of life, and it is about ...
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Ministry for the Arts: Creative Industries

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Ministry for the Arts: Creative Industries, a Strategy for 21st Century Australia Creative Industries, a Strategy for 21st Century Australia (Creative Industries) recognises for the first time, at a national level, the significant contribution of our creative industries and their ongoing importance to our economy and culture. Achieving a competitive creative industries sector is vital to Australia‘s prosperity, propelling a creative, imaginative nation in the 21st century. Creative Industries outlines whole-of-Australian Government action to achieve this vision through support for ...
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CCI Narrative: Research for a Creative Australia

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Essentially, the story of the CCI has been to give substance to the link between creative industries and innovation, to explore its implications for our core academic discipline fields and several policy domains and, working with industry and community, to assist in its application in practical circumstances. In short, it has sought to mainstream innovation in and through the creative industries for policy consideration, deepen it for academic engagement, and apply it for industry and community benefit. The ‘object of ...
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SPC: Valuing Culture in Oceania

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Methodology and indicators for valuing culture, including traditional knowledge, in Oceania Report prepared by Synexe Consulting Limited for the Human Development Programme of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community. Culture has always been an integral component of development. The idea that ‘culture matters’ in development processes is not a new one, but the central role it plays in achieving sustainable development has only recently been recognised by development planners and incorporated into development policy. Since the World Decade for Cultural ...
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Australia Council for the Arts : Arts and Creative Industries

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Dr Justin O’Connor is a professor in the ARC Centre for Creativity and Innovation at the Queensland University of Technology. In January, the Australia Council released his report entitled Arts and Creative Industries, which outlined the development of the creative industries in Australia and discussed the role of economics in arts and cultural policy debate. The report is divided in two parts, commencing with An Australian conversation, interviewed 18 leading practitioners across the creative industries. They have been asked about ...