Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts and Crafts
Final report has been released
- Why the study?
- Issues paper
- Draft report
- Final report
What we’ve been asked to look at
The Productivity Commission was asked to examine the value, nature and structure of markets for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts and crafts, and policies to address deficiencies in these markets.Read the Terms of Reference Media release
Issues paper release and initial submissions
The Commission released an issues paper that set out some of the issues and questions that people raise with us in the early stage of the study.
The issues paper was a guide for people in preparing a submission or comment to the study.
Participants should have provided evidence to support the views in their submission or comment, including data and specific examples where possible.
The issues paper was released on 21 September 2021.
Initial submissions were due by 13 December 2021.
Draft report release
The Commission sought further information and feedback following the release of a draft report on 19 July 2022.
Submissions were due by 29 August 2022.
Final report to Government and release
The final study report was handed to the Australian Government on 29 November 2022 and was publicly released on 13 December 2022.
It examines the value, nature and structure of markets for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual arts and crafts, and makes recommendations to the Australian Government to address deficiencies in these markets.
Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this website may contain names, images and voices of deceased people. It may also link to other websites which contain names, images and voices of deceased people.
Webinar: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership in the visual arts and crafts sector
How should government and industry invest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership in the visual arts and crafts sector?
This online panel discussion facilitated by Romlie Mokak, Commissioner, considered this question and more, with panelists Franchesca Cubillo, Philip Watkins, Chad Creighton and Belinda Briggs.
This event was held online on 27 April 2023.
A transcript of the webinar will be available shortly.
Webinar: Cultural Rights Legislation
This event was held online on 31 August 2022. It took the form of a short presentation, followed by Q&A.
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