Kate LeahyArts Queensland, 2013
This case study was prepared as part of an evaluation of the Creative Capricorn pilot project in Rockhampton for Arts Queensland. It features Kate Leahy, a local musician, who took a small group of musicians to small towns throughout central Queensland to engage local communities in music education and performance.
Strathewen was a town severely impacted by Victoria’s Black Saturday Bushfires in 2009. Marion Oakley was successful in receiving a grant from Regional Arts Victoria to form a local group that created mosaic letterboxes for community members rebuilding their homes, as a welcome back to the community.
Marysville was a town severely impacted by the 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires in Victoria. Rita Seethaler, a Marysville local, received a grant to form a steel pan band to help rebuild the community. This case study was prepared as part of an evaluation of Arts Victoria’s Bushfire Recovery Initiative.