This project investigating the social impact of arts, screen and culture, was commissioned by Create NSW to provide insights into the role their arts and cultural initiatives play in delivering positive benefits to communities across the state. The project also aims to highlight the broad range of programs supported by Create NSW and their associated agencies, and to provide a framework for understanding social impact in terms of Social Inclusion, Health and Wellbeing, Community Resilience, and Cultural Identity.
Researchers: Professor Deborah Stevenson, Dr Sarah Barns, Ms Jacqueline Clements
Funding: NSW Department of Planning and Environment
Period: May – August 2018 (this line of research has continued in other projects)