Songs for stories: a concert for indigenous literacy

The Centre for Youth Literature (State Library of Victoria) newsletter no. 2 July 2009 advertises a concert supporting Indigenous literacy. 

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When? Tuesday 25 August 2009

Where? Melbourne Town Hall

When? 7.30 pm

Featuring: The Cat Empire; Paul Kelly; Archie Roach and Ruby Hunter; Katie Noonan and Chenile Chandler.

The Songs for Stories concert has been organised by Felix Riebl (The Cat Empire), to raise money and awareness for the Indigenous Literacy Project . Since 2006, the Indigenous Literacy Project has raised over $500,000 to address the crisis in literacy in remote Indigenous communities. Funds are distributed mainly in the Northern Territory. The project is run in partnership with the Fred Hollows Foundation. Therese Rein is the project’s patron, and project ambassadors include David Malouf, Kate Grenville, Andy Griffiths, Sally Morgan, Josh Pyke and Felix Riebl.

Find out details here.

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