Our Policies

Department of Culture and the Arts’ Strategic Plan

DCA's Strategic Plan articulates DCA's purpose, vision and values. Read more about the DCA’s Strategic Plan.


Department of Culture and the Arts’ Cultural Infrastructure Directions

DCA's Cultural Infrastructure Directions (CID) is a policy direction for cultural infrastructure planning in Western Australia. CID will assist the State Government in its coordination and decision-making about what is essential to effectively deliver arts and culture in WA. DCA will use CID in its planning and to inform future partnerships with local government, other State Government agencies and the non-government arts sector.

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Creating Value – An Arts and Culture Sector Policy Framework

Creating Value is the culmination of many months of research and consultation and provides the overall strategy, priorities, principles and outcomes that will guide the Department’s investment in culture and the arts from 2010 – 2014.

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