Arts Education Law

Collaborative study aims to enhance child wellbeing in disadvantaged communities.

A new Australian Research Council Linkage Project led by Griffith University aims to improve child wellbeing in nine disadvantaged communities.
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Dual awards for Griffith Law alumnus

Griffith Law School alumnus Terrence Stedman has received two prestigious Queensland Law Society Profession Awards.
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Renowned art museum acquires work by QCA student

Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate Anna Carey will join the ranks of artists like Pablo Picasso, David Hockney, and Claude Monet with the acquisition of two of her works by the renowned Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). LACMA is one of the world’s premiere art institutions, boasting a collection of more than 100,000 […]
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Griffith grad scripts Picnic at Hanging Rock remake

Griffith Film School alumnus Alice Addison has penned a critically-acclaimed remake of Picnic at Hanging Rock – re-imagining Joan Lindsay’s iconic Australian novel for a new generation on the small screen. The $20 million, six-part series, which had its world premiere on Foxtel, will also be released in the US, UK, France and New Zealand. The […]
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Griffith Law School walks to support community legal service

Griffith Law School staff and students will walk alongside hundreds of legal professionals in Brisbane and around Queensland on National Pro Bono Day to raise money for community law organisation LawRight.
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Griffith film grad directs Australia’s first Netflix original feature

Griffith Film School alumnus Yolanda Ramke has written and co-directed Australia's first Netflix original feature film, Cargo. The post-apocalyptic zombie movie stars Martin Freeman and Susie Porter, and recently made its international debut at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Netflix  bought the global rights to the film - a multi-million deal that ensures the film will be seen by millions of movie fans around the world and puts the young filmmaker on the map.
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Arts Education Law

Allison Baden-Clay’s legacy lives on through MATE Bystander Program

Speaking out or having a conversation with loved ones can be the key to saving lives.
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Arts Education Law

Master of International Law provides commercial benefits for Austin

From hostage negotiation to international business, Master of International Law student Austin Whittaker is used to high pressure situations.
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Musical theatre grads power new production at QPAC

Musical theatre graduates from the Queensland Conservatorium are powering a new production of the iconic rock musical, Rent. The Tony Award-winning show has just opened at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), and features half a dozen recent graduates from the Queensland Conservatorium's renowned Bachelor of Musical Theatre.
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QCA student wins national art prize

Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate Robert Andrew has won the $40,000 Alice Prize, which recognises the country’s best contemporary art. The biennial acquisitive prize is open to artists from across the country, attracting hundreds of entries. Robert took out top honours with his work ‘Whitewash over the burn’, a striking textural piece that features burnt […]
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Griffith musical theatre grad wins lead role in Aladdin

Queensland Conservatorium musical theatre graduate Shubshri Kandiah has had all of her wishes granted after winning the lead role of Princess Jasmine in Disney’s smash hit musical Aladdin. The role will mark Shubshri’s professional musical theatre debut. The 22-year-old graduated from the Bachelor of Musical Theatre at the end of last year, and is now […]
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Remarkable alumna Davida Allen delights audience with storied career

Eminent contemporary artist and Griffith University alumna Davida Allen delighted the audience at a special screening of her acclaimed 1999 film Feeling Sexy at Griffith Film School. Held to coincide with Griffith University Art Museum’s current exhibition Davida Allen: In the Moment, the night included a Q&A with Allen and the film’s producer Glenys Rowe where […]
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Griffith singer-songwriter pens UK Eurovision entry

A talented young singer-songwriter who studied at the Queensland Conservatorium may be on track to Eurovision glory this week. While Jessica Mauboy is flying the flag for Australia at this year’s contest, former Young Conservatorium student Nicole Blair has penned the UK’s national entry. Her piano ballad, Storm, will be performed by English singer SuRie at Sunday’s Eurovision […]
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Griffith filmmakers selected for short film competition

Alumni and faculty from Griffith Film School have received funding to pursue their dream projects as part of a Screen Queensland short film competition. Screen Queensland's SQ Shorts Program has funded the production of 12 short films to allow emerging filmmakers to develop standout stories for the screen.
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Griffith grad Dami Im returns to her roots

Dami Im has returned to her roots with a new album of jazz standards – the music she first discovered during her studies at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. Fresh off the back of a triumphant performance at the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony, the multi-platinum artist is now in the middle of a national tour. “I see […]
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Arts Education Law

Public forum aims to curb domestic and family violence

The Griffith University Violence Research and Prevention Program in partnership with the Queensland Government will host a public forum to discuss the Queensland Domestic and Family Violence Death Review and Advisory Board’s foundation year findings on May 8.
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Alumni

Remarkable music students win Conservatorium Medal

Two remarkable students are following a long line of musical luminaries by winning the prestigious Queensland Conservatorium Medal for Excellence. Violinist Kate Worley and pianist Crystal Smith were presented with the medals in front of a packed house at the opening concert of the Queensland Conservatorium orchestral season.
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Griffith jazz singers shortlisted for national scholarship

Queensland Conservatorium  jazz vocalists Adelina Martinez and Merinda Dias-Jayasinha are among six singers in Australia shortlisted for the prestigious Generations in Jazz vocal scholarship. The scholarship is part of the annual Generations in Jazz Festival, founded by Australian jazz legend James Morrison in 1982.
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