Music hits right note for refugees

GUITAR tutor Jake Lang believes “music can bring a bit of joy to people’s lives.”  Once a week, Jake provides free guitar lessons to a group of twelve refugee students at Dickson College as part of the school’s Refugee Bridging Program. “Most of these kids have gone through a lot to get here…and it’s taken a […]

Canberra kids shine through imaginative art

CANBERRA’S pre and primary school students are about to show off their most imaginative works. “My Favourite” is the title of ANCA Gallery’s fourth annual exhibition showcasing school students’ art, with 50 diverse artworks representing children aged 4 to 12. Every pre and primary school in Canberra was invited to participate in the themed exhibition, […]

Glass artists ‘Ranamok’

THE curiously-named Ranamok Glass Prize is an annual acquisitive award for glass artists in Australia and New Zealand. These days the Ranamok Glass Prize, the premier glass prize in Australasia, always starts at the Canberra Glassworks where the winner is chosen, before touring the country. Glassworks staff believe there is no better way to get […]

Flynn’s inland dream commemorated

A photographic exhibition which captures Australian legend John Flynn’s vision and how it became a reality opens at the National Library of Australia today. “Beyond the Furthest Fences: the Australian Inland Mission” pays tribute to the legendary “Flynn of the Inland” and the early work of the Australian Inland Mission, which began a century ago. […]

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