Submissions to a recent parliamentary inquiry show the value of our creative economy goes far beyond dollars and cents
What do arts and culture mean to Australia – and to our economy?
It’s an awkward way to ask about the meaning of life. It’s also the question at the heart of a parliamentary inquiry that closed for submissions on Thursday. Politicians and bureaucrats are working their way through many hundreds of contributions on how much we value our own culture – and what they should do about it.