Positive Solutions' work with Government departments and agencies has primarily been in the areas of arts and cultural planning, research and evaluation for policy initiatives and feasibility studies for new cultural facilities.
Listed below are some of the Commonwealth, State and local departments and agencies we have worked with, and examples of projects undertaken.
Arts Queensland and QIAMEA (Queensland Indigenous Arts Marketing and Export Agency)
Review of the needs of Indigenous Art Centre in Far North Queensland and Torres Strait.
Arts QueenslandA state-wide audit of cultural facilities and delivery of a framework for future state investment in cultural facilities.
Arts New South WalesA review of the state's writers' centres, an audit of New South Wales cultural facilities and an operational and cost analysis of Carriageworks.
Review of the Cooperative Arts Marketing program and strategic planning for Melbourne's Chinese Museum.
Auckland City Council
Demand assessment for development of the South Town Hall precinct and concept development and business planning for Pah Homestead.
Australia Council for the Arts
A Review of Contemporary Dance, Review of Theatre for Young People, Audience Development Review and Strategic Development and Planning Project and The Great Indoors - Developing Audiences for Contemporary Art and Craft in Australia.
Bundaberg City and Burnett Shire Councils
Preparation of a regional Cultural Plan.
Cairns Regional CouncilCultural precinct feasibility study and preparation of a business case for the Centre of Contemporary Art (CoCA) in Cairns.
Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (DCITA)
Review of the Australian National Academy of Music and the Australian Youth Orchestra.
Home Affairs Bureau, Hong Kong GovernmentA review of public funding to performing arts organisations in Hong Kong.
Indigenous Business AustraliaPreparation of a Business Model including detailed financial planning for Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park.
Major Projects VictoriaGeelong Cultural precinct demand assessment and feasibility.
Parramatta City Council
Business planning for Parramatta Artists' Studios.
West Kowloon Cultural District AuthorityRecommendations on the mode of governance of the proposed performing arts facilities in the West Kowloon Cultural District.