Abstract: This report is a mapping survey of Indigenous Creative Industries in the Brisbane region. The principal aims of the project were: – To identify and map creative industries activity by Indigenous persons in Brisbane. – To identify the capacity of the Indigenous community to engage in the creative industries in Brisbane. – To identify Indigenous success stories in the creative industries. – To recommend opportunities for economic development that respect Traditional practices. The scope of the project is defined by the term ‘creative industries.’ These industries cover a diverse range of cultural, media, recreational and service enterprises. Their output is: – Design – visual and graphic arts, fashion, interactive software, computer and product design; – Production – media and screen production as well as theatrical and ‘ceremony’; – Performance – dance, drama, music; virtual and live; – Writing – including journalism, publishing, hypertext, creative writing and professional communication.
Notes: pertains to Brisbane, but as a case study provides a useful model