Touring substitution hurts rural students

Sally Gall
Updated October 28 2020 - 3:01pm, first published 2:45pm
Ethan Kelly and Lucy Burgess twirling tops at a circus workshop at St Joseph's School, Blackall, funded by emergent COVID-19 recovery money.
Ethan Kelly and Lucy Burgess twirling tops at a circus workshop at St Joseph's School, Blackall, funded by emergent COVID-19 recovery money.

The quiet removal of a program that toured arts to schools in regional Queensland and its replacement with a model that places the onus on schools to organise has Queensland's Isolated Children's Parents' Association contorted with anger.

Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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