Resources, toolkits and evaluation guides for the creative sector.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Victoria's Creative Industries

In this section you'll find information to help you navigate the current environment, including avenues for support and useful resources.

Audience Research Toolkit

This toolkit is for anyone wanting to understand their market and identify gaps and growth areas. Containing ‘how to’ guides and templates to help plan research activities, develop surveys, hold focus groups and much more, experienced researchers through to volunteers in any creative industry will find it useful.

Creative Equity Toolkit

The Creative Equity Toolkit offers valuable and practical resources for anyone working in the creative sector to take action to increase cultural diversity.

Developed by Diversity Arts Australia in partnership with the British Council, this online platform focuses on improving ethno-cultural and migrant racial equity across the arts and creative industries. It includes practical tools, resources, research, case studies and more.

The toolkit is free and features best practice from around the world.

Creative Exchange

Covering a wide range of topics that are both relevant and thought-provoking, these free monthly events are open to anyone currently working in the creative industries with a keen interest in the most up-to-date information from right across the sector.

Creative State Summit

The Creative State Summit provides an opportunity to learn from keynote international and local presenters, professional development workshops, networking events and build connections across the arts, cultural, design, digital games, fashion and screen sectors.

Great Partnerships

This set of resources is designed for teachers, artists, principals, arts managers and policy makers, curriculum designers and tertiary educators to use when establishing a creative school partnership.

Growing Audiences: Engaging Children and Families Summit

Resources from a summit held in 2017 including latest research, best practice and compelling case studies on creating family friendly creative experiences and organisations.

Guide to Evaluating Community Arts and Community Wellbeing

Evaluating Community Arts and Community Wellbeing is a 'how to' guide for community arts practitioners to assist them to evaluate the impacts of their community arts projects.

Making Art with Communities: A work guide

A step-by-step guide that navigates the complexities of embarking on community arts projects. Making Art with Communities provides expert, practical advice for artists and communities who aspire to establish projects  in their local area.

Respectful Workplaces

Resources to help assist organisations to better understand issues around sexual harassment, bullying, and misconduct and develop appropriate policies and procedures.

Social media fundamentals

Learn the basics in running a social media account for an organisation - including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Youth Arts Resources

Resources, networks and funding opportunities for the youth arts and cultural sector.