4147.4.55.001 - Culture and Recreation News, Mar 2014  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/03/2014  Final
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The next issue of Cultural Funding by Government, Australia, 2012-13 (cat. no. 4183.0) will be released in May this year. The survey of Cultural Funding by Government, 2012-13 has been compiled using information provided directly to the ABS by government departments (including selected authorities, corporations and councils) collecting information on both operational and capital expenditure for heritage and arts cultural activities, facilities and services.

Statistics will be available at state and territory level within the following categories: Art museums; Other museums; Environmental heritage; Libraries; Archives; Literature and print media; Music performance; Drama; Dance; Music theatre and opera; Other performing arts; Performing arts venues; Music composition and publishing; Visual arts and crafts; Design; Radio and television services; Film and video production and distribution; Multimedia; Other arts.

Statistics will also be available for total expenditure at local government level, and the publication will include time series comparisons to previous collections.