This site offers a range of tools and resources to assist local government and others in their cultural development work.
Use CDN’s projects and publications to support your work. Find out what we’re working on.
Online guide to create a cultural development plan for your council.
Guidance on measuring outcomes of cultural engagement.
The National Local Government Cultural Forum is CDN’s national initiative aimed to promote stronger cultural development practice in local government across Australia, by articulating and developing a national perspective. Learn more here
CDN endorses the Arts Ready initiative that provides creative career pathways for young people across Australia. Learn more about how ArtsReady is supporting local employment through partnerships with Local Government.
Cultural Development Network Inc is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body, and is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.