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Cultural development

​We’ve partnered with the Cultural Development Network to strengthen the cultural development of Victorian councils through developing the cultural sector and ensuring that culture is included in public policies, particularly those related to education, the economy, science, communication, environment, social cohesion and international cooperation.

The MAV Arts and Culture Committee and the Cultural Development Network will support us in our policy development.

International policy statement on culture

The international peak body of local governments, the United Cities and Local Governments, acknowledged the importance of the cultural perspective in local government with its Culture: fourth pillar of sustainable development [PDF].