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g-oz’s 14th Travel Program the biggest and boldest yet
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34 girls from five remote communities recently travelled to Melbourne, with some taking up to 15 hours and travelling over 4,500 kms to reach their destination. Girls from Halls Creek, Carnarvon and Bidyadanga (WA) and Lockhart River and Kowanyama (QLD) embarked on a week of singing, dancing and cultural connection in Melbourne on November 7. The girls were able to connect and make friendships with their host…

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34 young girls from remote communities journey to Melbourne for a week of cultural exchange and connection with members of the Australian Girls Choir
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34 young girls from Kowanyama and Lockhart River in Far North Queensland and Halls Creek, Carnarvon and Bidyadanga in Western Australia have been chosen to travel to Melbourne for a week of learning and connection, as part of the Girls from Oz annual Travel Program. This year’s Travel Program is g-oz’s 14th and will see a total of 34 girls from communities in Far North Queensland and…

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Girls from Oz experiences a taste of India
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127 members of our big sister organisation, the Australian Girls Choir, recently performed at the Taste of India charity concert, Paalam. The event was organised by longstanding and generous g-oz supporter Sivaganga Sahathevan OAM (pictured above on right).  Sivaganga is the mother of current AGC chorister Karthiga  and her sister Kasthuri, (AGC Alumni)  It was wonderful to have the AGC girls involved in this event after a…

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Gearing up for our 14th Travel Program
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We are busy and so excited to be organising our fourteenth Travel Program and we can’t wait, after two years of not being able, to bring girls to a capital city. Our Travel Program is a highlight of each g-oz year and plans are coming together for 30 girls from all five communities (Halls Creek, Carnarvon and Bidyadanga in Western Australia and Lockhart River and Kowanyama in…

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Another action-packed lap around the sun!
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Today we celebrate our 15th birthday. Happy Birthday Girls from Oz! Since 2010, 105 amazing Instructors have helped us run 117 week-long Community Programs, engaging more than 4000 girls in five communities. We’ve taken 186 girls on 13 Travel Programs to five capital cities, where they’ve sung with members of the Australian Girls Choir in front of audiences of thousands. And since 2007, our community has raised…

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Term 3 Community Program reflections – Halls Creek
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Term 3 saw eleven wonderful Instructors complete five Community Programs. We had four Instructors visiting community for the first time and we were welcomed with open arms in our newest community, Bidyadanga. It was our 50th week of delivering successful, supporting and engaging programs to the community of Halls Creek, while we made our 25th trip to Lockhart River, our 37th to Carnarvon and our fifth to…

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Term 3 Community Program reflections – Kowanyama
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Term 3 saw eleven wonderful Instructors complete five Community Programs. We had four Instructors visiting community for the first time and we were welcomed with open arms in our newest community, Bidyadanga. It was our 50th week of delivering successful, supporting and engaging programs to the community of Halls Creek, while we made our 25th trip to Lockhart River, our 37th to Carnarvon and our fifth to…

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Term 3 Community Program reflections – Lockhart River
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Term 3 saw eleven wonderful Instructors complete five Community Programs. We had four Instructors visiting community for the first time and we were welcomed with open arms in our newest community, Bidyadanga. It was our 50th week of delivering successful, supporting and engaging programs to the community of Halls Creek, while we made our 25th trip to Lockhart River, our 37th to Carnarvon and our fifth to…

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Term 3 Community Program reflections – Carnarvon
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Term 3 saw eleven wonderful Instructors complete five Community Programs. We had four Instructors visiting community for the first time and we were welcomed with open arms in our newest community, Bidyadanga. It was our 50th week of delivering successful, supporting and engaging programs to the community of Halls Creek, while we made our 25th trip to Lockhart River, our 37th to Carnarvon and our fifth to…

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Term 3 Community Program reflections – Bidyadanga
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Term 3 saw eleven wonderful Instructors complete five Community Programs. We had four Instructors visiting community for the first time and we were welcomed with open arms in our newest community, Bidyadanga. It was our 50th week of delivering successful, supporting and engaging programs to the community of Halls Creek, while we made our 25th trip to Lockhart River, our 37th to Carnarvon and our fifth to…