Statistics, evaluation and research
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland today (22nd October 2021) published the findings of its survey on the online and digital ambitions of Northern Ireland’s arts and creative sector. The survey provides a snapshot of current use, including the impact of the pandemic on online audience engagement; and it considers the future needs of the sector and the challenges of realising the potential of the new technologies, including monetising online content.
Find out more about the collective efforts in sustaining the arts for the future in the fourth chapter of the NAC 2020/2021 Annual Report.
The National Indigenous Visual Arts Action Plan has been released, outlining the Australian Government’s support to grow the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual arts sector over the next five years.
Radio is a great British success story. It has evolved to embrace new digital opportunities to maintain its universal appeal to audiences.
Australian writing is read globally. Our carefully crafted words carry ideas, perspectives and culture well beyond our borders and return significant – and vital – revenue to the entire book publishing industry. For some writers, international rights revenue is their main source of income. For others, overseas markets provide a crucial supplement to local earnings. International markets also play a key role in international literary exchange, enhancing Australia’s reputation overseas. Our writers are recognised and celebrated internationally.
The popularity of Australian children’s books overseas, the strength of the Chinese language market, and increasing interest in Australian adult fiction have been driving the success of Australian books overseas.