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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 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....

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...

Cyclists from the Future2 Wheel Classic were pedaling through Armidale recently, so BEYOND EMPATHY decided to create an impromptu performance at Minimbah School. The idea was to showcase some of the outcomes of the Maven Project, which was supported by money raised from previous rides....

Beyond Empathy's program of creative workshops in schools and in the community engage children and young people with the arts and a whole lot more! "Beyond Empathy uses the arts to initiate change," said Cherene Spendelove, Beyond Empathy's Project Manager in Armidale. "By offering arts workshops...

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,...