Australia Council’s Investment in Young Artists

Where
Australia
When
2018
Who
The Australia Council
Objetivos clave de la medida:

The Australia Council is the Australian Government's principal arts funding body. In its Corporate Plan 2017-2021, the Australia Council outlines its goal for the arts to enrich daily life for all Australians. This includes supporting ‘a new generation’ of young people to participate and experience arts and culture. Through investment in young artists, the Australia Council will:

  • Strengthen artistic experiences by, with and for children and young people
  • Continue to award more than 30 per cent of funding allocated through our grant programs to projects with, by and for young people
  • Assist Australia’s Major Performing Arts companies to deliver programs for young people
  • Include young people and those with youth arts experience in its pool of peer assessors.
Alcance de la medida:
National
Naturaleza de la medida:
financial, institutional
Característica principal de la medida:

Between 1 July 2015 and 30 June 2017, the Australia Council invested over A$500,000 in grants directly to artists, arts workers and cultural professionals aged 24 and under. In addition, almost A$15 million of funding was invested in organisations, groups and individuals to undertake arts and cultural activities providing opportunities for children and young people to engage in the arts, including as creators and active participants.

Resultados esperados a través de la implementación de la medida:

The Australia Council’s investment in young artists enables the next generation of artists to emerge. Council’s investment in young artists meets its strategic goal of strengthening the capacity of artists to make excellent work at all stages of their career, including early career; fostering experimentation and risk-taking across art forms, including in emerging and experimental practice, and fuelling diverse practice from artists of many backgrounds. Council’s investment in programs aimed at children and young people, including as creators and active participants in the arts, will ensure all Australians are able to experience the arts.

Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida:

The relevant key performance indicator states a minimum of 30 per cent of Australia Council funding is directed to projects with, by and for young people (approximately A$15.5 million over three years).

Principales conclusiones de la evaluación de la medida:

The performance of the Australia Council in achieving its strategic goals is reported in the organisation’s annual report.

Indicadores utilizados para determinar el impacto:
The relevant indicator states a minimum of 30 per cent of Australia Council funding is directed to projects with, by and for young people.
Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creación
Producción
Distribución
Participación