Platform Papers 7: Does Australia Need a Cultural Policy?


ISBN: 9780975730133
Author: David Throsby
Publication Date: 1/1/2006
Edition: First
Publisher: Currency House
Extent: 80pp.
Availability: Available


The author argues that a new debate is emerging about values: What is the value of cultural diversity in Australia? The ideas promoted by the Keating Government’s policy, Creative Nation, are today at odds with the cultural change that has taken place under the Howard Government. How much do governments lead cultural change and how do they subscribe to the public mood?

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