A New Approach makes tackling policy for the next decade easy

The national think tank – A New Approach – has released a framework of policy drivers to help shape the conversations that will lead our sector into the next decade, including how better to confer value to stakeholders and governments.

Constructing policy is always head-splitting. Firstly, because the level of consultation and reporting required for an accurate picture is exhaustive. But secondly, because that investment is fruitless unless it allows innovation and fresh thinking to capture the imagination of stakeholders to the degree that it is actually taken on.

It is a massive task to achieve, and perhaps one of the reasons Australia has vacillated for too long around implementing a new national Arts and Cultural Policy.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina