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Website: Launch of new Arts for Health website, VicHealth 2014

VicHealth supports participation in the arts and access to arts activities to promote health and wellbeing. This website is a showcase for the projects in which VicHealth has invested, associated events being delivered across the state, and the research, resources and tools which VicHealth has developed to assist more organisations to create health through the arts.

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Report: On the ground and in the know, Asialink, 03 December 2013

This report uses data and case studies to identify and highlight key Victorian stakeholders, artists and arts organisations engaging in cultural exchange activities with artists and arts organisations in the Asian region.

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Report: Paul Owens et al., World cities culture report, World Cities Culture Forum, 14 November 2013

Commissioned by the Mayor of London in partnership the other cities signed up to the World Cities Culture Forum, this report contains information and data on 22 cities, encompassing formal cultural activity, such as museums, galleries and concert halls, and informal activity such as outdoors arts and festivals, and bars and restaurants.

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Paper: Shanene Ditton, Griffith University, July 2013, Whose Place, Sustaining Cultural Conversations

This paper presents an analysis of placemaking on the Gold Coast, providing insights from cultural practitioners, industry leaders, cultural workers, the community-at-large and in particular the emergence of a cultural voice that is developing via artist-run spaces involving joint collaborations between the academy and the community.

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Book: Cultural Policy. Management, Value and Modernity in the Creative Industries By Dave O’Brien. Routledge, 2013, 168 pages, ISBN: 978-0-415-81759-2

Contemporary society is complex; governed and administered by a range of contradictory policies, practices and techniques. Nowhere are these contradictions more keenly felt than in cultural policy. This book uses insights from a range of disciplines to aid the reader in understanding contemporary cultural policy.

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enewsletter: The Arts in Society , January 2014

Common Ground Publishing, USA produces a short enewsletter every month featuring new books, resources and conferences. The January issue contains information about Common Ground e-learning modules.

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Article: Steven Thorne, Place-based cultural tourism. Interview by Tarryn Landman, December 20, 2013

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Report: Partnership Movement/Americans for the Arts, January 2014, USA, The BCA Survey of Business Support for the Arts

The BCA Survey of Business Support for the Arts is the nation’s largest survey of its kind, delving beyond pure numbers into the motivations behind and goals of business partnerships with the arts.

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Report: Refugee Council of Australia, December 2013: “Refugee Welcome Zones: Local Councils building a culture of welcome for refugees” December 2013

Refugee Welcome Zones show local communities can make a difference.Australia’s local government authorities are playing an important role in exercising positive leadership on refugee issues, a Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) research paper has found.

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UN Report: Creative economy key to inclusive development in the post-2015 development agenda. New York, 10 December 2013

UN Report: Creative economy key to inclusive development in the post-2015 development agenda.
New York, 10 December 2013
The presentation of the Creative Economy Report 2013, Special Edition, in New York provides a menu of options and analysis of practical choices for local leaders to support cultural and creative industries in the pursuit of more inclusive, equitable and sustainable growth, leading to the post-Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) era.

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CDN Article Nov 2013: ‘Consultation key to continuing Banyule’s rich artistic and cultural heritage well into the future’, by Ella Hinkley, Arts and Culture Team Leader, Banyule City Council.

Banyule Council respects and values its role in advocating for arts and culture within their community and in early 2012 the Leisure and Cultural Services team embarked on a process to develop a new four year 2013 – 2017 Arts Plan for Banyule. Read about this process and how Banyule Council is committed to supporting artistic and cultural activities that will continue to build on its cultural heritage for generations to come. Download article: Continuing Banyule’s rich artistic and cultural heritage.

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