publications

This is a repository for YAQ publications not found anywhere else on this site and a selection of useful industry publications.

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Project planning

  • ArtsYakka – Ideas into Action
    Queensland Arts Council
    A comprehensive resource for helping you to get your creative projects going, and maximise their potential published by the Queenland Arts Council.
  • H2W2: how to do an arts project, where to get help
    Australia Council for the arts
    A toolkit providing the absolute lowdown on getting projects up and running. It has advice on everything from the initial flash of inspiration to taking the final bow and all the tricky bits in between.
  • Lateral Action
    A web publication that aims to help you succeed by getting you to realise that busy does not equal productive or more importantly, innovative.
  • Plan Big
    ‘A community of people with tools, skills and know-how turning big ideas into reality.’
    Not arts-specific but an excellent online sounding board for your big idea.
  • DIY Reality: recipes to transform and inspire
    Written by young people, for young people, this 104-page full colour book is an ideal resource for any young person who wants to make a difference in their community by organising a community event or project.

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Events management

  • Fill in the Gaps
    Visible Ink
    This is a guide to running an event. It answers some questions you have about event management and includes checklists, templates and handy hints relevant to event management.

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Arts business

  • Arts Queensland Creative Business Toolbox
    Arts Queensland
    A kit designed to provide you with information and resources to develop, manage and grow your creative business – no matter what stage you are at.
  • An arts guide to philanthropic gifts and tax: the dry stuff
    Australia Council for the Arts
    This guide will help not-for-profit /cultural organisations and individual artists understand the formalities associated with receiving philanthropic income.
  • International Visas and taxation
    Australia Council for the Arts
    A guide for performing arts organisations in Australia and New Zealand.
  • Philanthropy Australia Conference 2010
    Philanthropy Australia
    The biennial Philanthropy Australia Conference themed Philanthropy at the Tipping Point? took place in Melbourne on 1 September 2010 and provided a useful opportunity for the sector to consider its future. The speeches and reports have been made available.

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Marketing

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Research

  • What Works
    Foundation for Young Australians
    A series of three reports covering the topics Partnerships in the Youth Sector, Youth people active in communities and Inclusive approaches with young people.
  • Cultural Funding by Government, Australia 2008-09
    Australian Bureau of Statistics
    This publication contains estimates of Australian public funding for arts and cultural activities, facilities and services across three levels of government for 2008-09 and 2007-08.
  • Youth Leading Youth
    Volunteering Queensland
    This report outlines the findings of our initial stage of the research project ‘Youth Leading Youth’, as part of Project Creatives. The project examines the key factors that inspire and engage young people in the not-for-profit sector and maintain their volunteering practice.
  • Creative Industries economic analysis – 2009
    Analysis of the Creative Industries in Australia from the Centre for Internationl Economics, prepared for Enterprise Connect and the Creative Industries Innovation Centre.

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YAQ publications

  • Arts pathways
    A roadmap for engaging with young people. A school-to-work transitions project.
  • Multi arts, multi skills
    Youth arts action in schools. A publication written for teachers and organisations to support the development of youth arts activities in schools

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Online media

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Alternative resource hubs

  • AbaF magazine Connect online!
    The Australian Busienss Arts Foundation Connect is now available online, packed with news, interviews and practical advice about private sector relationships with the arts.
  • Arts Education Partnership
    The Arts Education Partnership provides information and communication about current and emerging arts education policies, issues, and activities at the national, state, and local levels. Publications are available both free of charge and at a small cost.
  • Creative Choices UK
    ‘Essential kit throughout your career’ – a mixed bag of interviews, fact sheets and insights into the arts Industry. Based in the UK but with relevant information to any arts practitioner.
  • Cultural Ministers Council
    The statistics working group has a number of publications available for online viewing or to download on the subject of the Australian arts and cultural sector.
  • Foundation for Young Australians
    The Foundation for Young Australian is dedicated to improving the way young people learn, live and lead. Good resources for young people and industry.
  • OurCommunity.com.au
    The OurCommunity website provides various resources on funding, fundraising, governance, marketing, training, insurance, leadership and more as well as newsletters.
  • Volunteering Qld
    Volunteering Qld provides a range of resources relating to volunteers, volunteering in general and volunteering within an organisation.

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