Moree

Three Moree parks have been transformed by Australia’s finest graffiti artists in a project celebrating the sense of pride and place of local Aboriginal communities. The artists - Vans the Omega (Adelaide), John Kaye (Gold Coast) and Emmanuel Moore (Brisbane) - visited Moree for six days...

Artist Tim Johnson and street art choreographer George Shaw came to Moree this year to begin research on the NEXUS public art project. Over a weekend we held bbqs in 4 parks – Sullivans, Stanley Village, Wales Park and Bottom Camp – to talk to...

    We all experience shame. It is not like guilt 'the feeling that we've done something bad'. Shame is the secret feeling that we are bad - that we are not good enough, and we don't belong. The more secret the shame, the more destructive it...

The children at Kiah Pre-School in Moree were so proud to launch their CD today. Called Kiah Kids - Yuligi Yugul Gari, it's a collection of songs translated into our Kamilaroi language, and includes familiar ones like If You're Happy & You Know It and...

Polyglot Theatre and Beyond Empathy have been collaborating on a series of developmental workshops in Moree and in the Illawara. It was about cultural exchange, connection, dreams and play. Polyglot Theatre  is a leader in making installation art through child-centred practice. The company's unique focus on...

One of the great joys of being a director of Beyond Empathy is heading into the community. Over the eleven years of my intensely-rewarding time with BE, this has taken me from Armidale in northern NSW to Logan in southern Queensland, to Tennant Creek in...

I've come back home. Moree. Born and bred. A 35 year absence. A privileged white boy. When I left at 17 years old, I knew a town racially divided, the local Aboriginal community treated as 3rd class citizens. The community was riddled with mass unemployment,...

Illuminate is on the move again. This immersive new media installation has travelled to the Incinerator Art Space at Willoughby in Sydney to be part of the Guringai Festival. The Guringai Festival aims to raise awareness of Aboriginal and Torrres Strait Islander people living in...

A big crowd of nearly 600 people turned out at the Moree East Public School in northwest NSW in December last year, for the inaugural Festival of the Brolga. This two day festival celebrated and showcased the children's year long learning through the arts and culture...