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Creative Industries Development Strategy

Department of Industry (NSW)

The NSW Department of Industry is a government agency responsible for supporting industry development in New South Wales including , including the creative industries (arts, heritage and cultural sectors). BYP Group was selected from a competitive tender process to develop a whole-of-State creative industries strategy. This involved developing an economic profile of the creative industries in Australia and NSW, engaging with more than 100 industry, government and arts sector stakeholders, mapping the current support landscape for creative industries in regional and metropolitan areas, and researching best practice nationally and internationally.

Key Impact:  A Creative Industries Development Strategy for the State of NSW.

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First Nations Arts Programming Research

The Australia Council for the Arts

We worked with the Australia Council for the Arts to deliver a comprehensive national scan of programming of Indigenous performing arts on Australian stages. The research included a sector survey, qualitative interviews and desk research. It forms part of the Australia Council’s suite of research into participation in Indigenous arts.

Our research won the Createquity Honourable Mention Arts Research Award, one of only seven studies from more than 500 international research projects to do so. 

Key Impact:  The research is now being used to transform the level of representation of First Nations performing arts.

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Strategic Assessment of the USA National Performance & Visual Arts Network International Program

USA National Performance & Visual Arts Network

BYP Group was selected from an international competitive tender process to review the Network’s international touring and grants program and relationships with South America, Japan and South Korea. We delivered a report with an updated theory of change and strategic recommendations for the future of the program. We travelled to the US to interview artists and funders in person at the Network’s annual international conference, which included South American and Japanese partner representatives.

Key Impact: The Network is restructuring its international grants program to achieve our identified theory of change.