Researchers calling for better access to arts for youth

A local arts organisation is calling on the state government to “act on research” which suggests greater youth access to the arts improves their wellbeing.

New research insights collated by Kindred Australia and released at the first Youth Arts Meets Parliament, highlights a link between access to the arts and children’s development and wellbeing.

The Wire spoke with Kindred Australia Founder, Trish Hansen and Flinders University Associate Professor and Kindred Australia board director, Tully Barnett to find out more on the research.

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Produced By: Emma Wotzke, and Jo Newbury

Featured In Story: Associate Professor Tully Barnett – Flinders University, board director, Kindred Australia, and Trish Hansen – Founder, Kindred Australia

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 20 June 2024