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We believe that more can be done to improve education and employment outcomes for students in remote Australia, particularly Aboriginal girls and young women. 

The Girls from Oz (g-oz) program, uses a tried and tested performing arts engagement model developed over 30 years by the Australian School of Performing Arts, to engage and re-engage females living in some of the most at-risk communities in Australia.


Latest News and Events

  • Mysti Bedford-McGintyg-oz Participant - Halls Creek District High School
    “This week I really enjoyed g-oz. G-oz makes me feel very happy, strong and proud of who I am."
  • Kathleen NoonanJournalist
    “Girls from Oz does potent, targeted, nuanced and intelligent work. It knows if you educate a girl, you educate a community.”
  • Darren FoynesParent of Halls Creek student
    “I am 100% behind g-oz. It gives them opportunity to develop not just in sport, not just in art, but it helps them develop holistically as young women and gives them another avenue to develop their own life.”
  • Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVOg-oz Patron
    “Girls from Oz is utterly inspiring – it builds talent, confidence and self discipline in the girls who thrive through involvement in the program.”
  • Kathleen NoonanJournalist
    “In a world where we tend to park the ambulances at the bottom of the cliff and pour money into pick-up-the-pieces services, donating to Girls from Oz is like putting safety rails at the top of the cliff. It’s intelligent philanthropy.”

Latest Instagram Posts

#RespectSisters and longtime besties, Laura Brown and Jess Opacic have so many g-oz stories between them and they have travelled on Community Programs 3 times together.  #gozbecause
Girls from Oz is fortunate to have an established and rewarding relationship with the @westpac Foundation. We are thrilled to feature in their latest campaign, which shines a light on how we are helping to improve education outcomes for women and girls through performing arts.

Reposted from @westpac: Through the performing arts, @girlsfromoz is making a show-stopping difference in remote Australia. Supported by the Westpac Foundation, the program helps to raise the girls' aspiration and confidence while improving their participation in school.

The g-oz programs visit each school four times a year to deliver week-long performance workshops. To inspire students to participate and give it their all, the program offers the opportunity to travel and experience life in the limelight outside of their communities.

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"Girls from Oz is utterly inspiring. It builds talent, confidence and self discipline in the girls who thrive through involvement in the program." - Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO, g-oz Patron 
📷: Dame Quentin Bryce, g-oz Program Director Kylie Lee-Archer and Co-Chair Nicole Muir
"The work of g-oz in our community, is of absolute importance and value. Our students have intrinsic talents and skills and by working with Girls from Oz they get an opportunity to explore them in a different way and be inspired." - Jacquie Price, Deputy Principal Lockhart State School
📷 - Lockhart River Community Program, March 2021