These reports were published prior to 2014 and hold information on performance, measure outcomes, and investigate in-depth key and emerging issues and initiatives within the creative industries.

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Arts development

Arts Development Evaluation

Published: August 2007
Arts Development Evaluation is a report that demonstrates how arts development funding produces wide-ranging outcomes for artists and arts organisations.

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Education

Arts and Education Partnerships

Published: June 2009 and Nov 2011
Considers the impact of school/arts partnerships on student engagement and implications for future policy, programs and practice.

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Music

Live Music in Victoria

Published: June 2011
A study of venue-based live music industry in Victoria to determine its contribution to the State's economy, social well-being and cultural vitality

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Performing arts

Performing Arts Audiences Research

Published: October 2013
Feedback from the performing arts sector in early 2013 suggested that ticket sales sector-wide had been in decline since at least November 2012.  Creative Victoria needed to better understand what was behind this trend, the expected lifecycle of it, and what ways the trend could be stemmed.

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Communities

Arts and Renewal Case Studies

Published: 2012
Creative Victoria commissioned Singing Bowl Media to produce video clips about two arts projects developed in collaboration with the State Government's Neighbourhood and Community Renewal programs, administered through the Department of Human Services. These programs are aimed at narrowing  social disadvantage.

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Arts and Disability Research Project: Picture This: Increasing the cultural participation of people with a disability in Victoria

Published: September 2008 and September 2009

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Best Practice Models of Economic and Social Impact in Public Art Museums

Published: November 2013
This study offers a novel approach to exploring economic and social impact in the arts, by sharing the experiences of four public art museums (Bendigo Art Gallery, Shepparton Art Museum (SAM), Linden Centre for Contemporary Art and Arts Project Australia).

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Community Museums Pilot Project report and Evaluation report

Published: July 2013 and October 2009
Community Museums Pilot Project evaluates the impact of a pilot Community Museum Officer program based in the Goldfields region.

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Economic Impact Assessment of the Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre

Published: October 2013
Strengthening Local Communities: Arts in Community Settings evaluates the outcomes of two community focused grant programs Arts Development for Communities and Arts Residencies. The report demonstrates that the arts is a powerful and inclusive way to strengthen a community.

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Researching Audiences - A Geo-demographic Approach

Published: 2011
Takes a geo-demographic approach to help arts organisations understand audiences

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The Role of Arts and Culture in Liveability

Published: June 2008
An economic study into how the arts contributes to the liveability of a community

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The Role of the Arts in Rebuilding Community

Published: March 2011
As part of the government's contribution to the recovery efforts in communities affected by the devastating bushfires of February 2009, Creative Victoria and Regional Arts Victoria jointly supported two key initiatives - the Arts Recovery Quick Response Fund and the employment of an Arts Recovery  Project Officer in the Murrindindi Shire. The Role of Arts in Rebuilding Community is an evaluation of these key initiatives.

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Strengthening Local Communities: Arts in Community Settings

Published: December 2006
Strengthening Local Communities: Arts in Community Settings evaluates the outcomes of two community focused grant programs Arts Development for Communities and Arts Residencies. The report demonstrates that the arts is a powerful and inclusive way to strengthen a community.

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Touring

Touring Victoria Evaluation

Published: June 2008
Touring Victoria evaluation found that the program helps arts venues to build new audiences and expanded the skills of performers and staff.

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