Start your own choir

The With One Voice movement is about strengthening communities and inspiring individuals to find their voice. We believe empowered individuals and supportive communities are better placed to solve society’s big challenges including cross-cultural integration, unemployment, mental illness, productivity, skills shortages, loneliness and isolation, family fragmentation, homelessness and more.

With One Voice program is more than just singing with your local community choir. It is an opportunity to create real connections between the diverse people in your community. It is about reaching out to those who are experiencing disadvantage and encouraging the socially advantaged in our community to engage with, learn from and help these people.

To make it easier for communities to start their own choir, Creativity Australia is offering a limited number of Start-up Grants.
The next round of applications are open and will close on 1ST JUNE, 2018.

For others wishing to start their own With One Voice choir, please send us an expression of interest to
Please let us know who are, where you are and how we can collaborate with you to help you start a life-changing program in your community.

Watch the short videos below to learn more and download the information guidelines  for starting a With One Voice program.

Apply to establish your own choir

Creativity Australia have created a series of How To Guides, videos and resources to assist any local community establish a With One Voice choir, enabling you to change lives and build healthier, happier, more inclusive and stronger communities.

By establishing a local community choir under the auspices of Creativity Australia (as a registered charity) you hold a licence that enables the choir to raise funds to support projects and initiatives at a local level.

If you would like to establish a choir in your local community, submit an Expression of Interest outlining who you are, your community and the need. The best applicants are those that demonstrate a clear understanding of the With One Voice model, have already socialised the idea of starting a program in their community and have a small group of interested people who will support the program.

Applications are open now and will close on the 1ST JUNE. Please send us an expression of interest to be kept up-to-date at

Please find the Expression of Interest information here.

Apply for a $10k grant to start your choir

Creativity Australia is offering a limited number of Start-up Grants for community organisations to start their own With One Voice program. Applications are open and will close on the 1ST JUNE. Please send us an expression of interest to be kept up-to-date at

Download the Media Release March 2018


Round 1 CLOSED

Round 2 OPEN NOW March 3 closes June 1

Round 3 opens June 2 closes Aug 31

Round 4 opens Sept 1 closes Nov 9


December 2017
The “Bridge” Werribee Baptist Church from Victoria,
LHAC (Let’s Have a Chat) Inc. from Queensland’s Gold Coast

July 2017
Casey Community application, Outer Melbourne, Victoria

March 2017
Chatswood Community application, Metro, NSW

November 2016
Centre for Hope Port Macquarie application, NSW
Ginninderry  Community application, ACT




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