15 Indigenous singers will learn from the nation’s top performers as Australia’s National Indigenous Opera Company takes up residence at the University of Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts this week.
A world-first study will investigate if singing ability is inherited in twins.
Led by the University of Melbourne with the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and the Australian Twin Registry, the study will explore if it is nature or nurture that most influences whether we can sing a pitch-perfect tune.
Seven talented young Aboriginal dancers from around the country will take part in the Wilin Spring Intensive for Indigenous contemporary dance at the Victorian College of Arts this week (17-21 September).
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.