multicultural

I am so excited to share with you SAME DRUM, a music video created by a fantastically talented group of young people from multilingual backgrounds. The song delivers a strong message about embracing life in Australia, while never forgetting about where you come from....

A group of young migrants from multilingual backgrounds are the stars of a new music video that calls for all cultures living in Australia to be united, accept each other and live in happiness and peace. ...

  The Armidale community transformed its everyday stories into art this month in an exhibition at the New England Regional Art Gallery. The installation will be on display until the 19 March. This art installation is the last stage of the Australia Council funded community arts project...

Shame, though only just 5 little letters all pushed together, is a powerful word. Its existence in society packs a huge negative punch, where shame still shapes and defines the immediate lives of many individuals and haunts many communities. Regrettably It travels across all demographics,...

    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...

For the past six months I've been filming with BE's belly casters - Jo Davidson and Valerie Quinlin - as they conduct workshops up and down the east coast. We are making short documentaries about the belly casting projects in Brisbane, Nambucca, Forster and Moree....

The practice of producing art, whether it be painting, drawing or colouring is a powerful therapeutic tool in the treatment of mental illness. This is amply shown by the recent success of colouring books. It may also take the form of singing, playing guitar or...

In the Illawarra we're currently working with children under 12 for our film project 'Protection'. We often give crew duties to those who aren't playing a role in what we're shooting that day. This can range from operating a camera or sound equipment to calling...

It's the weekend. For some it's the time for cleaning the house, for others going out for a laughter filled lunch with friends, steering a speedy taxi service transporting kids to sport or simply putting your feet up relaxing at home. But for me I'm...