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Research

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Working in the Australian Entertainment Industry:

A research project by Entertainment Assist in association with College of the Arts, Victoria University, October 2016.

2904 Respondents across all sectors of the Arts and Entertainment Industries from all States and Territories of Australia.

  • Performing Artists and Music Composers

  • Performing Arts support workers

  • Broadcasting, Film and Recorded Media Equipment Operators

The Findings

  • Suicide attempts are double that of the general population

  • 5 people each week try to take their own life.

  • Depression symptoms are 5 times higher

  • Moderate to severe anxiety symptoms are 10 times higher

Find out more 

For more information about this study please visit the Entertainment Assist website