June 2011

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In the News - June 2011


Girl.com.au - Madeleine Madden's GenerationOne Interview

Madeleine Madden's GenerationOne Interview GenerationOne is launching its nationwide Hands Across Australia School Competition 2011 to coincide with National Reconciliation Week and to highlight their goal of bringing Australians together in one generation. The GenerationOne theme song Hands Across Australia, recorded by Aussie legends Christine Anu, Ernie Dingo, Jack Thompson, Paul Kelly, Melinda Schneider along with the Australian Girls Choir, will be sung in schools across Australia to break down barriers and create opportunities for Indigenous Australians.  ... More...

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Centralian Advocate - Reach out to pick up $15k

Centralian Advocate  Friday 3/6/2011 Page: 18 Section: General News Region: Alice Springs NT Circulation: 6,991 CENTRAL Austral- ian schools are urged to enter a nat- ional competition which aims to raise awareness of indi- genous disparity. Generation One and The Performing Arts wants schools to perform and film the theme song Hands Across Aust- ralia or create their own song or rap which addresses their response to in- digenous disparity. Winners of each category will win $15,000 for their school. GenerationOne's core goal of working together. Every school in Australia will re- ceive a competition pack, which includes a DVD on e Hands Last year's Territ- ory winner was Centralian Senior College which util- ised different de- Across Australia partments to cre... More...

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Melton Leader - One song wanted

Melton Leader  Tuesday 7/6/2011 Page: 9 Section: General News Region: Melbourne Circulation: 18,22 GENERATIONONE and the Australian School of Performing Arts is inviting all Australian schools to get involved in the Hands Across Australia School Competition. The national competition aims to raise awareness and get young Australians actively involved in the initiative to end indigenous disparity in one generation this generation. Schools are encouraged to perform and film their own version of the GenerationOne theme song Hands Across Australia, or create their own song or rap which addresses their response to indigenous disparity. Winners in each category will receive $15,000 for their school. For more details visit generationone.org.au. Entries close on September 23. &nb... More...

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Sunday Times - Schools close gap

Sunday Times  Sunday 05/06/2011 Page: 24 Section: General News Region: Perth Circulation: 293,244 SCHOOLS across WA will sing out loud to help "close the gap" between indigenous and non-indigenous people around the nation and be in the running to win $15,000. GenerationOne is calling for entries to its Hands Across Australia School Competition for 2011, urging every school to record its own version of the song aimed at breaking down barriers and creating op- portunities for indigenous Australians. Now in its second year, the competition gives schools the opportunity to showcase their talents by filming a performance of Hands Across Australia or recording a new song. Visit www.generationone.org.au for information.  ... More...

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Sound Telegraph - Students to join hands

Sound Telegraph  Wednesday 1/6/2011 Page: 29 Section: General News Region: Rockingham WA Circulation: 43,317 Rockingham and Kwinana schools are being urged to get ROCKinvIoNlvGedHinAthMe Hands Across Australia School Competition. The national competition aims to raise awareness and get young Australians to join the initiative to end indigenous disparity in one generation. Schools can perform and film their own version of the GenerationOne theme song Hands Across Australia or create their own song or rap on indigenous disparity. Winners of each category will receive $15,000 for their school. This year's competition is encouraging schools to partner with others to create their entry and reflect GenerationOne' s core goal of working together. To promote the competit... More...

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