Australian Bureau of Statistics
4183.0 - Cultural Funding by Government, Australia, 2011-12 Quality Declaration
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APPENDIX FUNDING CATEGORIES
Other performing arts
Funding for the presentation of artistic performances which are not defined in the previously listed performing arts categories. Includes funding for the provision of services to music and the performing arts including services used in presentations, management and organisational issues, recruitment and the representation of performers and musicians.
Performing arts venues
Funding for the operation, construction or maintenance of venues mainly engaged in the presentation and rehearsal of performing arts.
Radio services and television services
Funding for radio or television program production and broadcasting. This includes national broadcasting services, commercial broadcasting services, community broadcasting services, subscription broadcasting services, subscription narrowcasting services and open narrowcasting services.
Visual arts and crafts
Funding for the production and retailing of one-off or limited series visual arts and crafts products in either traditional or contemporary styles including digital works. Visual arts and crafts products include paintings, murals, drawings, cartoons, prints, photographic works of art, art installations, sculpture, ceramics, pottery, jewellery, woven or printed textile art, clothing and wearables, carvings, furniture, glass craft, metal craft and leather craft. Commercial photography services are also included.
This division consists of units mainly engaged in the management of sites and collections which represent the natural or cultural environment of Australia and the rest of the world. The sites and collections have historic, aesthetic, scientific, environmental or social significance. 'Significance' may be of relevance on an international, national or sub-national basis (i.e. state/territory, local region or community). This division also includes the retailing and restoration of antiques and collectibles.
The types of funding included in each category of this division are shown below.
Funding for the permanent (or long-term) preservation of unique records, selected because of their administrative, financial, legal, evidential or other information value, which are generally no longer required for the conduct of current activities by government agencies, non-government organisations or private individuals.
Funding for the provision of services which include the description and preservation of archival material and the provision of archival research and reference facilities. The archival records may be stored and accessed electronically or otherwise.
Funding for the acquisition, collection management, conservation, interpretation, communication and exhibition of visual arts and crafts on the basis of their aesthetic and historic value. Visual arts and crafts include paintings, murals, drawings, cartoons, prints, photographic works of art, digital works of art, art installations, sculpture, ceramics, pottery, jewellery, woven or printed textile art, clothing and wearables, carvings, furniture, glass craft, metal craft and leather craft.
Funding for the operation, management of sites, areas and collections such as national parks, fauna and flora reserves, zoological parks, aquaria and botanic gardens.
Funding for the acquisition, collection, conservation and loan of materials such as books, magazines, manuscripts, musical scores, recordings, maps and prints.
Funding for the provision of information services and facilities, research, information and materials that may be stored and accessed electronically or otherwise.
Other museums and cultural heritage
Funding for the acquisition, collection management, conservation, interpretation, communication and exhibition of Heritage objects and artefacts.
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This page last updated 31 July 2013