Indigenous Art - Securing the Future Australia’s Indigenous visual arts and craft sector

Indigenous Art - Securing the Future
Australia’s Indigenous visual arts and craft sector

20 June 2007

© Commonwealth of Australia 2007
ISBN 978-0-642-71788-7

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Committee membership (PDF 176KB)
 
Key Recommendations (PDF 151KB)

Other Recommendations

 
List of Abbreviations (PDF 122KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Introduction and conduct of inquiry (PDF 148KB)
 
Chapter 2 - The size and scale of Australia’s Indigenous visual arts and craft sector (PDF 192KB)

Previous analyses of the scale of Australia’s Indigenous visual arts
The size and scope of the sector as reported to the committee
Conclusion and issues

 
Chapter 3 - The benefits of Indigenous art (PDF 211KB)

Economic benefits
Social benefits
Cultural benefits
Conclusion

 
Chapter 4 - Art centres (PDF 280KB)

What is an art centre?
The limitations of art centres
Issues facing art centres
Infrastructure pressures
Conclusion

 
Chapter 5 - ’Urban’ Indigenous art (PDF 181KB)

’Urban’ Indigenous art

 
Chapter 6 - Existing government funding (PDF 216KB)

Commonwealth programs
States and territories
Government funding - issues
Conclusion

 
Chapter 7 - Education and training (PDF 287KB)

Introduction
Education and training of art centre staff
Education and training of artists
Education of consumers
Ensuring effective education to support the industry

 
Chapter 8 - Threats to the Indigenous art market (PDF 203KB)

Provenance
’Carpetbagging’
How do carpetbaggers get away with it?

 
Chapter 9 - Enhancing the market for Indigenous art - I (PDF 224KB)

Trade Practices Act 1974
Imports of non-authentic Indigenous art and products
Copyright laws
Fraud and illegal activity
Issues and solutions

 
Chapter 10 - Enhancing the market for Indigenous art - II (PDF 310KB)

Introduction
Certificates of provenance
Label of authenticity
Indigenous art and the tax system
Dealer accreditation
Indigenous Art Commercial Code of Conduct
Conclusion

 
Chapter 11 - Indigenous cultural and intellectual property rights (PDF 231KB)

Indigenous cultural and intellectual property
Need for specific legislation
COAG initiatives
Indigenous communal moral rights
Conclusion

 
Chapter 12 - Resale royalty (PDF 247KB)

Myer Report
Overseas resale royalty arrangements
DCITA discussion paper
DCITA discussion paper - issues raised in submissions
Access Economics report
Government rejection of resale royalty scheme
Evidence to this inquiry
Conclusion

 
Chapter 13 - The permit system and Indigenous Art (PDF 202KB)

Background and legislative framework
Debate about the permit system
The permit system and Indigenous Art
Conclusion

 
Chapter 14 - The future of the market for Indigenous art (PDF 247KB)

Introduction
The tourist market
The international market

 
Appendix 1 - Submissions (PDF 112KB)
 
Appendix 2 - Public hearings (PDF 122KB)
 
Appendix 3 - Tabled documents, additional information and answers to questions taken on notice (PDF 124KB)
 
Appendix 4 - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission - correspondence, 8 June 2007 (PDF 203KB)
 
Appendix 5 - Resale royalties - outcomes for Indigenous artists (PDF 141KB)
 
Appendix 6 - Resale royalty arrangements - major proposals (PDF 147KB)
 
Appendix 7 - Example of an art centre’s certificate of provenance (PDF 242KB)
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For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment, Communications and the Arts
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
Email: ecita.sen@aph.gov.au

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