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CAN creates positive social change through the arts, building inclusion and understanding between people.

For more than 30 years CAN has partnered with communities to share the histories and experiences that are unwritten or unspoken. This work breaks through the silence arising from systemic disempowerment and exposes the politics of fear by sharing, through art, participants’ daily acts of resistance and resilience that are essential to maintaining hope.

The creation of powerful artworks and experiences resonate deeply for the community and with the audiences they reach, far beyond where the work originated.

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Making Time - Experience a day of immersion in arts, culture and self care

Join us at the start of the world famous Bibbulmun Track for a day of creativity, cultural connection, inspiration and self care.

31 October 2022

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Intercultural Lullabies

Intercultural Lullabies Bunbury is a celebration of language and culture through song. It is the coming together of Noongar and intercultural communities to share lullabies, language and culture.


Place Names

A unique partnership between Moodjar Consultancy, City of Melville and Community Arts Network has brought together a shared vision for the next Place Names project in Melville.

Now Sounds

Now Sounds

Now Sounds is an intercultural dance, music, spoken word and video project that will bring together young people from First Nations and multicultural communities in the City of Stirling, the City of Canning and the remote town of Kununurra.


Ngaluk Waangkiny

Ngaluk Waangkiny (Us Talking) follows the journey of a courageous group of Aboriginal Elders living on Whadjuk Noongar boodja as they fight for respect, recognition and acknowledgement from the City of Perth.

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Be part of a movement that believes community participation in the arts can transform lives, inspire change and create a more inclusive society for us all.

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CAN Perth Head Office

Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

PO Box 7514 Cloisters Square WA 6850

King Street Arts Centre
Ground Floor 357-365 Murray St
Perth WA 6000

08 9226 2422

ABN: 72106364407

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