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Mr Peter Higgs
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Creative Industries Faculty,
Research Office
Discipline *
Communication and Media Studies, Other Information and Computing Sciences, Other Language, Literature and Culture
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Bachelor of Commerce Marketing (University of New South Wales)


Creative Industries mapping, creative businesses, creative employment, statistics classifications, statistics repositories

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Peter is Manager of the Creative Economy mapping programme and the innovative Creative Industries Business Intelligence Service conducted in conjunction with the Queensland Department of Tourism, Regional Development and Industry.
He is the co-author of the recent RESTA Report ‘Beyond Creative Industries’, and of the review of the Pacific Film and Television Commission Corporate Plan 2004-2009 (December 2006).
He is also the author of The Future for Documentaries in Australia: Coming, Ready or Not! (2005) for the SPAA/ASDA Documentary Council and co-author of Cottages to Corporations: Access to Overseas Markets for Australia Creative Digital Industry (2003) and A Guide to Digital Rights Management (2003), both for the Australian Department of Communications, IT and the Arts (DCITA).
Prior to joining the CCI he worked in the software and digital media industries, including Content Strategies, IPR Systems, Pacific Advanced Media Studios, Access CMC and Apple Computer.

This information has been contributed by Mr Peter Higgs.


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