Coda for Canberra community music

It’s curtains for the ANU’s Music Engagement Programme, which sent School of Music staff out into the community to perform for schools and community groups. The university says it picked up the shortfall last year after the ACT government stopped funding the scheme in July. But the campus branch of the National Tertiary Education Union reports staff are now told that the loss of government money means their jobs will now go. But as to how many, management says, “it does not comment on individual staffing matters.”


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