The MCM Statistics Working Group (SWG) has commissioned a range of reports on arts and culture in Australia.

Arts and Cultural Sector

Cultural Tourism in Regions of Australia 2005

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The Cultural Tourism in Regions of Australia 2005 report examines the importance of cultural tourism in regions of Australia by quantifying cultural tourism activity and expenditure at national, state/territory and regional levels.

Music in Australia: A Statistical Overview 2007

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The Statistics Working Group commissioned the former National Centre for Culture and Recreation Statistics of the Australian Bureau of Statistics to prepare this report to improve the quality and availability of statistics about music in Australia.

Cultural Participation

Vital Signs: Cultural Indicators for Australia – First edition consultation draft 2010

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Vital Signs: Cultural Indicators for Australia – First edition consultation draft 2010 delivers a tool to enable governments, the arts and cultural sector and the community to monitor the achievements of the sector, the role arts and culture play in economic and social agendas, and the vitality and cultural impact of Australian arts and cultural output.

Cultural Funding by Government

Cultural Funding by Government 2015–16

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Report prepared by a consultant from the Australian Bureau of Statistics on behalf of the Meeting of Cultural Ministers. Cultural Funding by Government 2015–16 (PDF 953kB) Cultural Funding by Government 2015–16 (XLS 200kB) These documents may not meet WCAG 2.0 accessibility requirements. Please email swgsecretariat [at] communications.gov.au for more information.