Publications & Presentations emerging from this project

Books & journal articles

Gattenhof, Sandra, Hancox, Donna, Klaebe, Helen, & Mackay, Sasha (2021) The Social Impact of the Creative Arts in Australian Communities. Springer. []

Mackay, SashaKlaebe, HelenHancox, Donna, & Gattenhof, Sandra (2021) Understanding the value of the creative arts: place-based perspectives from regional Australia. Cultural Trends 30 (5), 391-408 []


Gattenhof, Sandra, & Hancox, Donna (2021) Thriving Communities. Australian Performing Arts Exchange, 9 September 2021. [Download presentation transcript; download presentation slides].

Gattenhof, Sandra, & Hancox, Donna (2021) Cultural and Creative Engagement as Enablers of Wellbeing and Social Inclusion. CREATE Centre Webinar, University of Sydney, 23 September 2021. [View the presentation on YouTube; download presentation slides.]


Further research outputs


Hancox, Donna (2021) Revolution in Transmedia Storytelling through Place: Pervasive, Ambient and Situated. [1 ed.] (1). []
Gattenhof, Sandra (2017) Evaluating Impact: Models for Evaluation in the Australian Arts and Culture Landscape []

Book Chapters

Hancox, Donna, Flew, Terry, Mackay, Sasha, Wang, Yi (2020) Universities and regional creative economies Regional cultures, economies, and creativity: Innovating through place in Australia and beyond (Routledge Advances in Sociology), pp.159-173. []
Gattenhof, Sandra, Boles, William C. (2020) Surfing the wave of In-Yer-Face theatre on Australian shores After In-Yer-Face Theatre: Remnants of a Theatrical Revolution, pp.121-136. []
Hancox, Donna, Freeman, M, Rampazzo Gambarato, R (2019) Transmedia for social change: Evolving approaches to activism and representation The Routledge companion to transmedia studies (Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions), pp.332-339. []
Gattenhof, Sandra, Irvine, Heidi, Anderson, M (2019) From access to participation: An historical account of Queensland Theatre Company's commitment to theatre education for children and young people Education and theatres: Beyond the four walls (Landscapes: the Arts, Aesthetics, and Education, Volume 27), pp.67-78. []
Gattenhof, Sandra (2018) Research on cultural markets in Australia Research on cultural markets of Australia, pp.122-139. []
Hancox, Donna, Gair, S, van Luyn, A (2017) Amplified stories : Digital technology and representations of lived experiences Sharing qualitative research: showing lived experience and community narratives [Routledge Advances in Research Methods], pp.204-218. []
Van Luyn, Ariella, Klaebe, Helen, Mason, R, McDonald, J (2015) Making stories matter: Using participatory new media storytelling and evaluation to serve marginalised and regional communities Creative communities: Regional inclusion and the arts, pp.159-173. []
Klaebe, Helen, Van Luyn, Ariella, Anderson, K, Bartkowiak-Theron, I (2014) In the Wake of Cyclone Yasi : Facilitation and Evaluation in Community Narrative-Driven Projects Knowledge in action: university-community engagement in Australia, pp.132-150. []
Burgess, Jean, Klaebe, Helen, Hartley, J, McWilliam, K (2009) Digital storytelling as participatory public history in Australia Story Circle: Digital Storytelling Around the World, pp.155-166. []

Journal Articles

Mackay, Sasha, Klaebe, Helen, Hancox, Donna, Gattenhof, Sandra (2021) Understanding the value of the creative arts: place-based perspectives from regional Australia Cultural Trends. []
Smith, Imogen, Mackay, Sasha, Klaebe, Helen (2020) The Digital Story Bank: A Novel Means of Archiving, Organising, and Accessing Oral Histories Studies in Oral History, 42, pp.81-102. []
Whelan, Michael, Wright-Brough, Freya, Hancox, Donna, Browning, Yanto (2020) The generous boys and the nice to meet you band: Students from migrant and refugee backgrounds as leaders in reshaping university values through creative arts-based programmes International Journal of Inclusive Education. []
Schweitzer, Robert, Mackay, Sasha, Hancox, Donna, Khawaja, Nigar (2020) Fostering belonging in a CALD school environment: Learning from a research collaboration with a refugee and migrant school community in Australia Intercultural Education. []
Gattenhof, Sandra, Sibthorpe, Nathan, Hancox, Donna, McGowan, Lee, Oancea, Sorin (2019) Senses of community: Place-making and digital narrative through embodied practice Social Alternatives, 38 (1), pp.21-34. []
Gattenhof, Sandra (2019) First Nations first: Reshaping the Australian performing arts market through respectful engagement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and companies Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society, 49 (6), pp.413-425. []
Gattenhof, Sandra (2017) Challenging the prevalence of ‘Datastan’ in arts and cultural evaluation NiTRO, 5, pp.1-6. []
Woodrow, Nina, Spurgeon, Christina, Rennie, Ellie, Klaebe, Helen, Heck, Elizabeth, Haseman, Brad, Hartley, John, Edmond, Maura, Burgess, Jean (2015) Community uses of co-creative media digital storytelling and co-creative Media: The role of community arts and media in propagating and coordinating population-wide creative practice Cultural Science, 8 (2), pp.150-243. []
Klaebe, Helen (2013) Facilitating local stories in post-disaster regional communities: evaluation in narrative-driven oral history projects Oral History Journal of South Africa, 1 (1), pp.125-142. []
Hadley, Bree, Gattenhof, Sandra (2012) Brokering evaluations of partnerships in Australian community arts : responding to entrepreneurial tendencies Journal of Arts and Communities, 4 (3), pp.231-249. []


Gattenhof, Sandra Jane (2019) Evaluation of Queensland Ballet’s Petit Pointers Teacher Training Program for dance teachers []
Gattenhof, Sandra Jane, Seffrin, Georgia, Grant-Iramu, Michelle (2018) Evaluation of Australian Performing Arts Market 2014-2018: Year Three Executive Summary []
Hancox, Donna (2015) Writing the Digital Futures Report 2014-2105 Arts Queensland []


Gattenhof, Sandra (2020) Persistent creativity: making the case for art, culture and the creative industries: by Peter Campbell, Cham, Switzerland, Palgrave Macmillan, 2019, 290 pp., £64.99 (Hardcover), ISBN 978-3-030-03118-3, £51.99 (Ebook), ISBN 978-3-030-03119-0 Cultural Trends, 29 (3), pp.261-263. []
Gattenhof, Sandra (2019) Economy won't steam ahead with just STEM focus []
Hancox, Donna, Mackay, Sasha, Crawford, Bryan (2019) Creative Community Consultation Toolkit - Overview []
Gattenhof, Sandra (2019) Arts education helps school students learn and socialize: We must invest in it The Conversation, September, pp.1-5. []