Author archive for g-oz

  • 2020

    A term of records: Three instructors celebrating milestone trips

    - by g-oz

    Welcome to the g-oz milestone series!

    Over the next couple of weeks, while our g-oz Instructors bunker down at home like the rest of Australia, we thought we’d share the stories of three team members recently returned home from Carnarvon …

  • 2020

    More than singing and dancing: 3 reasons to champion performing arts education

    - by g-oz

    With just one week to go until the first community programs of 2020, we’re diving into the top 3 reasons why performing arts participation is so influential in achieving excellent educational outcomes.

    1. Increasing confidence and self-esteem

    The performing arts …

  • 2019

    Human Rights Day: Youth as Constructive Agents of Change

    - by g-oz

    This year’s Human Rights Day explores the theme ‘Youth as Constructive Agents of Change.’ Celebrating the 30th Anniversary on the Convention on the Rights of the Child, we know the future change-makers our g-oz girls can be.

    Girls from …

  • 2019

    Giving Tuesday: 5 ways to give

    - by g-oz

    Giving Tuesday is a campaign recognising the organisations like Girls from Oz that give back to the Australian community.

    Girls from Oz (g-oz) gives girls living in remote Australia access to the performing arts. 12 years ago Directors of the …

  • 2019

    How to support g-oz through Shopnate

    - by g-oz

    It’s Black Friday today and Giving Tuesday next week so we thought we’d share ideas about how you can give to g-oz while tucking into some Black Friday sales!

    Tuesday December 3 is Giving Tuesday, and is the perfect opportunity …

  • 2019

    Two-way learning: Greta’s week of new experiences

    - by g-oz

    After two flights to Broome and Kununurra, followed by a four-hour driving stint, you really start to put into perspective just how vast Australia is.

    From a high-up lookout point, you can see how Halls Creek sits on the outskirts …

  • 2019

    International Day of the Girl Child: Unscripted and Unstoppable

    - by g-oz

    Happy International Day of the Girl Child!

    The International Day of the Girl Child is a day of recognising the gender inequality girls face all over the world. This year’s theme, ‘Girl force: Unscripted and Unstoppable’ celebrates the dreaming and …

  • 2019

    AK’s Travel Program experiences

    - by g-oz

    AK has a long history with g-oz

    From kindergarten in Halls Creek, to performing at Hamer Hall. AK’s confidence has grown with the g-oz program.

    Taken in Halls Creek in 2010, the two little girls pictured in this photograph took …

  • 2019

    Why Host Families are Important for the g-oz Travel Program

    - by g-oz

    Why are host families so important?

    Host Families are integral to the success of our annual Travel Program.

    Host families strengthen our relationship with our big sister organisation, the Australian School of Performing Arts. Connecting Australian Girls Choir (AGC) choristers, …

  • 2019

    How does the g-oz Travel Program work?

    - by g-oz

    How does the g-oz Travel Program work?

    From the beginning, g-oz has connected girls from remote and regional communities across Australia with girls from our big sister organisation the Australian Girls Choir.

    Over the past 10 years we’ve seen the …