Australian guidelines for teaching dance

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Minimum standards for dance teaching and ways teachers can maintain or upgrade their teaching skills. Effective teaching methods, Safe Dance ® practice & professional business practice for studio teachers.

Peggy van Praagh with student Kathy Hourigan at Bryan Lawrence School of Ballet Canberra, the 1970s. Photo: Don Gallagher

Australian youth dance at the 2015 Dance and the Child International Conference

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Wagana Aboriginal Dancers & Steps Youth Dance co-star at daCi 2015

Wagana Aboriginal Youth Dancers from the Blue Mountains, New South Wales and Steps Youth Dance Company from Perth, Western Australia performing together.

Congratulations 2015 Australian Dance Award winners!

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and the winners are....

Photo: Chris Herzfeld Camlight Productions

Dance across the Asia Pacific

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News from the World Dance Alliance Asia Pacific

Site-specific performances for International Dance Day celebrations in South Korea, at the Museum Festival, 2 May 2015.

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Watch National Dance Forum 2015 panel discussions

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Fostering the artistic development of dance in Australia by providing a platform for discussion and engagement across the dance sector.

Photo: Will Taylor, Australia Council for the Arts

Dance insurance premiums lowered by 33%

It’s now more affordable to protect your business

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Aon have lowered their public liability insurance premiums by 33%, making it more affordable to protect your business in 2015.

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