Arts and culture made evident.

Australians from every walk of life participate in and benefit from arts, culture and creativity. Australia’s leading arts and culture think tank, New Approach (ANA) makes this evident through independent research and analysis.  
Australians from every walk of life participate in and benefit from arts, culture and creativity. Australia’s leading arts and culture think tank, New Approach (ANA) makes this evident through independent research and analysis.  

Our work informs discussion, inspires public policy and brings together decision makers and industry leaders around evidence-led ideas and pathways for pragmatic action.  

Our board, staff, expert advisors and philanthropic partners are rigorous and collegial as they make evident the value and opportunities of Australian arts, culture and creativity.

Join us at our next event to hear our Chair Rupert Myer AO explore the theme 'Growing Australia's Cultural Inheritance'.  

Register now to hear how we can best exercise and increase the power of Australia’s cultural inheritance in an address by Rupert Myer AO as part of the National Museum of Australia ‘Australia Speaks’ series.

Insight Report The Next Generation of Voters
Young middle Australians view arts and cultural experiences as being woven into the very fabric of everyday life. They don’t associate arts and culture with elitism.
Insight Report Behind the Scenes: Drivers of Arts and Cultural Policy Settings in Australia and Beyond
If we want our public and private investments in arts and culture to be effective and relevant, then the motivations we have for that investment matter.
Insight Report A View from Middle Australia: Perceptions of Arts, Culture and Creativity
Middle Australians are selective about what forms of arts and culture they engage with but perhaps not in the ways you might imagine.
Insight Report The Big Picture: Public Expenditure on Artistic, Cultural and Creative Activity in Australia
It is well-established that engaging in cultural and creative activities helps us develop a sense of belonging, forges social cohesion, stimulates curiosity and the ability to engage with different perspectives.

New Approach acknowledges that it meets, works and travels on the lands of First Nations peoples. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and to all First Nations peoples.