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Valuable publications

The Parliament of Australia - Parliamentary Library publishes and links to an extensive variety of creative industries websites and publications via http://www.aph.gov.au/library/intguide/sp/sparts.htm

Cultural Ministers' Council Statistics Working Group: Arts and Culture in Australian life: A 2008 Statistical Snapshot (2008): brings together the latest data on Australia's arts and cultural sector.

Australian Bureau of Statistics: Three Tiers of Government 2005-06 (2006): presents details of cultural expenditure by each of the three levels of government during 2005-06.

Australia Council for the Arts: Securing the Future: An Assessment of Progress 2001-2006 (2007): an annual report which tracks Australia's major performing arts companies in areas of artistic vibrancy, access and financial viability.  (First report: DCITA [now DBCDE]: Securing the Future: Major Performing Arts Inquiry final report, 1999.)

David Throsby & Virginia Hollister: Don't Give Up Your Day Job: An Economic Study of Professional Artists in Australia (2004): survey of the economic circumstances of 1063 practising professional artists.

Kevin F McCarthy, et al / The Wallace Foundation: Gifts of the Muse: Reframing the Debate about the Benefits of the Arts (2004): comprehensive study of art's benefits to individuals and communities

Jon Stanford: Economic Analysis of the Droit de Suite – The Artist's Resale Royalty (2002): discussion paper about artists' resale royalty.

Katrina Gunn: Resale Royalty Rights: Possible Models for Australia: Research Note (2005). 

Report of the Contemporary Visual Arts & Craft Inquiry (2002).

Senate Standing Committee on Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts: Indigenous Art – Securing the Future: Australia's Indigenous Visual Arts and Craft Sector (2007): government report into Indigenous visual arts and crafts sector.
Robin Pascoe et al: National Review of School Music Education: Augmenting the diminished (2005): government report into teaching and learning of music in Australian schools.

Creative industries web links

Music Industry weblinks

The Australian Copyright Council - http://www.copyright.org.au

Australia Council for the Arts - http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au

Q Music - http://www.qmusic.com.au

TASMUSIC (Tasmanian Music Industry Assoc.)
PO Box 435, Launceston TAS 7250. Ph: +61 03 6331 4470.

West Australian Music Industry Association Inc (WAM) - http://www.wam.asn.au

Music NT - http://musicnt.com.au

MusicVictoria - http://www.musicvictoria.com.au

MusicSA - http://www.musicsa.com.au

MusicNSW - http://www.musicnsw.com/about

Country Music Association of Australia - http://www.country.com.au

Sydney Blues Society - www.sydneyblues.org

South Australian Roots and Blues - www.sablues.org

Australian Songwriters Association - http://www.asai.org.au

Australian Music Publishers Association Limited (AMPAL) - www.ampal.com.au

Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) - http://www.copyright.com.au

Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) - www.aria.com.au

Australian Independent Record Labels Association (AIR) - www.air.org.au

Music Industry Piracy Investigation Unit - www.mipi.com.au

Australasian Performing Rights Association (APRA) & Australasian Mechanical Rights Owners Society - www.apra-amcos.com.au

Phonographic Collection Company of Australia (PPCA) - www.ppca.com.au

Music Manager’s Forum - http://www.mmfaustralia.com.au

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