“Cultural policy is more than some funding announcements for the arts,” said Minister for the Arts Tony Burke.
“When you get it right, it affects our health policy, our education policy, our environment policy, foreign affairs, trade, veterans’ affairs, tourism… A nation with a strong cultural policy is a nation where we know ourselves, know each other and invite the world to better know us.”
Let’s take a look at what’s proposed by some of the non-arts submissions to the National Cultural Policy consultation…
IMAGE: Jimmy DVate’s silo art at Goorambat, Victoria. Photo by Trevor Kay for ArtsHub.