The BCAR is our in-house economic and statistical research unit. Its work supports fact-based policy development and advice within our department.

We support the Australian Government by providing research and conducting economic and data analysis on communications and arts portfolio issues and informing discussion and debate.

  • Chief Economist: Leonie Holloway

Our work program

Our work program includes monitoring developments, trends and issues in the communications and arts sectors, as well as research reports and papers. These publications help to provide an evidence base for policy development and advice and help to stimulate informed discussion on issues.