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Welcome to “Creating out Loud” – a new research initiative to develop sustainable peer-coaching for the arts and culture sector

Three culturally diverse women listening to someone (out of frame). Dr Kate Power is taking notes.

In collaboration with Queensland arts organizations and national peak bodies, Dr Kate Power has researched peer coaching in Australia’s arts and culture sector.

This Advance Queensland Industry Research Fellowship – known as “Creating out Loud” – aimed to support Queensland’s artists and arts managers as they recover from and rebuild business, artistic, and cultural practices following the COVID-19 pandemic.

The “Creating Out Loud” Peer Coaching Guide developed through this research helps artists and arts managers

  • rethink current practices
  • extend and deepen professional networks, both within and beyond the arts and culture sector, and
  • support one another through knowledge-sharing, goal-setting, new project development, and collaboration.

Unlike traditional “top-down” mentoring programs, which can be expensive and difficult to access, the “Creating out Loud” Peer Coaching Guide will be made freely available on this website.

We encourage you to give it a go!


Dr Power respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which this research takes place – the Turrbal, Jagera, and Yirrganydji people – and their Elders past, present, and emerging. She honours the deep and wide learnings of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the First Australians, whose ancient and enduring cultures enrich all Australians.