Propel Youth Arts WA

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53 James Street, Perth WA 6000, Australia
Propel Youth Arts WA aims to transform Western Australia into a place where young people are able to reach their creative potential, through connecting, supporting and promoting artists, arts workers and organisations in Western Australia.
Propel offers a range of services and programs for young people to engage in the world of the arts, providing support, information, referral and advocacy for the youth arts sector.

Propel provides;

- A fortnightly e-zine with the latest news, events, opportunities and grants from the arts sector.
- Promotion of news and events through our free website listings, fortnightly e-zine and social media.
- A range of online resources, and arts industry information, including AMPLIFIER, a free arts business guide.

We also run a range of programs and projects including;

- The KickstART Festival, an annual event celebrating National Youth Week with workshops, live entertainment, forums, markets heaps more!
- ArtsCAMP, a week long creative experience for 15-17 year olds, introducing them to the arts industry in Western Australia
- Drug Aware YCulture Metro, a project funding and skills development initiative providing arts grants of up to $3000
- MOSAIC, a photography project, capturing the collective memory of one day in Western Australia
- The Restoring Hope Art Exhibition, run as a part National Refugee Week, to allow young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds to tell their story through art.
- Home is Where My Heart Is, a photography project coordinated in association with the Youth Affairs Council of WA which teams photographers with young homeless people to capture their interpretation of 'home.'