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Local Arts Programs

Celebrating excellence in creative and performing arts education in our public schools

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Creative Arts Resource Loans (CARL)

The Creative Arts Resource Loans (CARL) is a musical instrument hire program.

CARL provides access to musical instruments for school-aged students in the NSW Department of Education at a nominal cost.

Please note that instrument hire contract is with the school not parents/carers, P&Cs or bandmasters. Please contact your school for support.

Instruments available for hire:

  • baritones
  • clarinets: alto and bass
  • euphoniums: 3V and 4V
  • flutes
  • french horns
  • guitars: electric bass + amp
  • horns: tenor
  • oboes
  • saxophones: alto, baritone, soprano and tenor
  • trombones
  • trumpets
  • tubas: Bb, BBb and Eb

Resource loan fees 2021:

$132.00 for two consecutive schools terms in the same calendar year.

$165.00 for one school year in the same calendar year.


Julie Wark - Resource Officer

Roy Watts Road, GLENFIELD NSW 2167

Email: julie.wark1@det.nsw.edu.au or CARL@det.nsw.edu.au

Phone: 0438 064 140