The Arts Unit provides a state-wide infrastructure for arts education. It delivers programs in dance, drama, music, visual arts, debating, public speaking, reading, spelling and special events. Its priorities are:
Creating learning experiences which complement and extend local school and network programs
Building capacity to deliver arts education through targeted teacher professional learning
Providing high profile performance, exhibition and competition opportunities.
Annually more than 64,000 students and 8,600 teachers directly participate in The Arts Unit’s programs and an additional 593,000 students access these programs.