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The Department of Culture and the Arts' (DCA)
commitment is focused on enriching the lives of all Western Australians by supporting the arts and cultural sectors to provide unique and transforming experiences. We are part of a rapidly shifting environment, sensitive to the effects of the global economy, evolving technologies and changing community needs. The way that WA citizens engage with arts and culture is also changing.http://www.dca.wa.gov.au
In the face of these opportunities and challenges, DCA
understands the importance of refreshing its vision and strategic direction. It is also pertinent for DCA
to provide coherent leadership in the development and delivery of arts and culture policy, on behalf of the WA Government.
brings together the Culture and the Arts portfolio with the other organisations being the:
* Art Gallery of Western Australia (a statutory authority)
* State Library of Western Australia (a statutory authority)
* Western Australian Museum (a statutory authority)
* Perth Theatre Trust (a statutory authority)
* ScreenWest (an Incorporated Association)
commitment is focussed on enriching lives of all Western Australians by supporting the arts and cultural sectors to provide unique and transforming experiences.
The Strategic Plan emphasises public value including the ways in which our community supports, participates in and relates to arts and culture. The Plan articulates DCA's
vision, purpose and values, outlines tangible objectives and practical delivery through its operations from January 2010 to December 2014.
Developing Arts and Culture