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    State Disability Plan Whole of Government Action
    Promote uptake of the Companion Card Program by businesses, including Queensland Government venues and events.
    Year 1 - 2017–2018
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    Year 2 - 2018–2019
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    Year 3 - 2019–2020
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    Promote the Companion Card via Arts Queensland’s website, social media and external networks.

    Actively encourage recognition of the card by funded arts organisations at performances and exhibitions.

    Promote the Companion Card via Arts Queensland’s website, social media and external networks.

    Actively encourage recognition of the card by funded arts organisations at performances and exhibitions.

    Publish blog posts and case studies of the arts organisations and patrons with a disability benefitting from the Companion Card.

    Promote the Companion Card via Arts Queensland’s website, social media and external networks.

    Actively encourage recognition of the card by funded arts organisations at performances and exhibitions.

    Publish blog posts and case studies of the arts organisations and patrons with a disability benefitting from the Companion Card.

    Number of businesses, offering the Companion Card Scheme (State Disability Plan/DCCSDS measure).

    Initiatives and promotions undertaken (Arts Queensland measure).

    Arts Queensland

    State Disability Plan Agency Action
    Increase engagement, participation and access to the arts by people with disability through partnerships between arts and disability organisations.
    Activities/success measure Year 2 - 2018–2019
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    Year 3 - 2019–2020
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    Identify and develop working relationships with key arts and disability organisations.

    Continue to identify and develop working relationships with key arts and disability organisations.

    Promote successful examples of inclusive arts practice via Arts Queensland social media, websites, blog posts and case studies.

    Continue to identify and develop working relationships with key arts and disability organisations.

    Develop online resources, information and checklists for inclusive arts practice.

    Reported initiatives/case studies (Arts Queensland measure).

    Arts Queensland

    State Disability Plan Agency Action
    Continue to explore innovative options to increase access to performances and exhibitions at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), Queensland Museum and Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA).
    Year 1 - 2017–2018
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    Year 2 - 2018–2019
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    Year 3 - 2019–2020
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    Continue to work with Arts Statutory Bodies to further develop their innovative inclusive arts practices including the use of assistive technologies.

    Continue to work with Arts Statutory Bodies to further develop their innovative inclusive arts practices including the use of assistive technologies.

    Continue to work with Arts Statutory Bodies to further develop their innovative inclusive arts practices including the use of assistive technologies.

    Reported initiatives/case studies (Arts Queensland measure).

    Arts Queensland

    State Disability Plan Agency Action
    Explore digital, online and social media initiatives to increase access and participation by people with disability in the arts.
    Year 1 - 2017–2018
    Activities/success measure
    Year 2 - 2018–2019
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    Year 3 - 2019–2020
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    Explore digital, online and social media applications and the innovative use of technology with Arts Queensland, Arts Statutory Bodies and arts sector partners.

    Explore digital, online and social media applications and the innovative use of technology with Arts Queensland, Arts Statutory Bodies and arts sector partners.

    Explore digital, online and social media applications and the innovative use of technology with Arts Queensland, Arts Statutory Bodies and arts sector partners.

    Reported initiatives/case studies (Arts Queensland measure).

    Arts Queensland

    State Disability Plan Agency Action
    Encourage wider adoption of Disability Action Plans (DAPs) across the arts sector and by funded arts organisations and peak arts bodies.
    Year 1 - 2017–2018
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    Year 2 - 2018–2019
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    Year 3 - 2019–2020
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    Provide access to online resources, templates and checklists for developing Disability Action Plans through Arts Acumen.

    Provide access to online resources, templates and checklists for developing Disability Action Plans through Arts Acumen.

    Publish case studies of successful inclusive practice by funded arts organisations.

    Provide access to online resources, templates and checklists for developing Disability Action Plans through Arts Acumen.

    Publish case studies of successful inclusive practice by funded arts organisations.

    Number of arts organisations with Disability Action Plans (Arts Queensland measure).

    Arts Queensland

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    Last updated:
    7 September, 2017
    Last reviewed:
    26 July, 2017