Federal Government grants $3.42 million for arts education for kids

Four arts organisations share in the funding aimed at developing the next generation of performers and creatives.
A group of school children with ukeleles are laughing. They are accompanied by a teacher.

Last week the Albanese Labor Government announced funding of more than $3.42 million for performing arts education programs in schools.

This investment is divided between four projects designed to increase arts education and participation, and ‘inspire the next generation of performers and creatives’.

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Rochelle Siemienowicz is the ArtsHub Group's Education and Career Editor. She was previously a journalist for Screenhub and is a writer, film critic and cultural commentator with a PhD in Australian cinema. She was the co-host of Australia's longest-running film podcast 'Hell is for Hyphenates' and has written a memoir, Fallen, published by Affirm Press. Her second book, Double Happiness, a novel, will be published by Midnight Sun in 2024. Instagram: @Rochelle_Rochelle Twitter: @Milan2Pinsk