In 2005 the final
report was released of another NAVA initiated major research project. The Big Picture: a Planning Matrix for the Australian
Visual Arts and Craft Sector which studied the impact on the sector of five intersecting forces significantly
determining its fate:
The report identified key trends and made 22
propositions for action.
Again with funding from the Australian Research Council and a contribution from the Australia Council, this research project was undertaken by NAVA in partnership with the Department of Art History and Theory at the University of Sydney.