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Arts and Culture Department<p>Arts and Culture occupies an important role in the City as we strive towards building an inclusive city that embraces cultural diversity and creative industries.</p><p>We promote the role of culture as an important component of the City’s development plans, and as a way to achieve social unity, sustainability and increase economic opportunities.</p><p>As the primary driver for cultural matters within the City we facilitate the incorporation of arts and culture into local planning and urban development strategies as well as facilitate increased access to cultural activities.</p><p>We have also conducted valuable research in the fields of public art, cultural planning, cultural precinct development and cultural participation, which complement and inform the implementation of programmes.</p><span> <ul class="lrg-icon-content"><li class="lrg-icon lrg-link"><div class="list-links"> <a title="title" href="">Creatively collaborate with the City</a><a title="title" href="" target="_blank">Read our Arts, Culture and Creative Industries Policy</a><a title="title" href="" target="_blank">Read our Public Art Management Framework</a><a title="title" href="" target="_blank">Read our Public Art and Busking Guidelines</a> <a title="title" href="">Apply for a busking permit</a> <a title="title" href="">Apply for a public art permit</a><a title="title" href="">Find public art​</a><a href="">Apply for the Emerging Artists Programme </a><br></div></li></ul></span><blockquote cite=""><p> <em>"In the context of Social Development’s mandate to help build integrated communities, Arts and Culture plays a critical role in developing connections, strengthening relationships and fostering trust." </em> <b>Alfonso Sauls </b> <cite>Director: Social Development and Early Childhood Development Department </cite>​​</p></blockquote> <img alt="" src="" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> <h4>General enquiries</h4><p><em>Telephone: <br> <a>021 400 5944</a> <br> <br>Email: <br><a href=""></a></em></p>

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