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Arts Acumen

Arts Acumen promotes collaboration, entrepreneurship and future thinking to strengthen sustainability in Queensland’s arts sector. Arts Acumen will support individuals and organisations across Queensland by providing resources, information and opportunities to foster knowledge growth, connections and access to industry intelligence. Arts Acumen has been developed in consultation with arts sector individuals, organisations and advisory bodies.

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Links to resources, and information to assist the arts sector in developing and submitting competitive Government tenders.

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Toolkits, templates and information to assist artists and arts organisations to develop skills and knowledge in funding application writing, business planning, governance, marketing, evaluation, reporting, partnerships, philanthropy and innovation.

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Sector Insights

Publications, reports and research that provide insights into the local, national and international arts and cultural sector.


An overview of arts and cultural activities in Queensland council areas.