Cultural Catchments Project

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McDonald, J.. 2006. Cultural Catchments Project. Toowoomba, Australia.
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Cultural Catchments Project

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AuthorMcDonald, J.
Year2006
Place of PublicationToowoomba, Australia
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The Cultural Catchments Project was a joint initiative between the USQ Creative Communities, the Queensland Murray Darling Committee and the South-West Queensland Landcare Conference, and involved students and staff from School of Creative Arts investigating arts praxis as a means to enabling cultural activity in schools within the Lower Balonne region of South-West Queensland with relevance to sustainable water management and human relations with Australia’s largest river system.

The project achieved a raft of inter-active arts practice workshops throughout primary and secondary schools from across the region, a touring visual arts exhibition, a Theatre-in-Education (TIE) production (The Doctor and Nursey Wursey's Most Amazing Hydrological Examination) ; a video public memory outcome (available upon request), website (www.usq.edu.au/creativecommunities) and public memory blog (www.mailboxstgeorge.blogspot.com) – all of which explored, documented or enabled cultural representations of the region to be produced and presented by young people from the region.

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ANZSRC Field of Research 2020360403. Drama, theatre and performance studies
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Dr McDonald also presented a paper at the Community Development and Ecology, Engaging Ecological Sustainability Conference hosted by Deakin University in Melbourne (26- 28 March 2008)

Byline AffiliationsSchool of Creative Arts
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
EventCultural Catchments Project
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Cultural Catchments Project
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Nov 2006
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Toowoomba, Australia
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Toowoomba Regional Landcare Conference
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