After just one year in existence, the BHP Billiton Youth Arts Fund, a partnership of the South Australian Youth Arts Board and BHP Billiton, has been recognised with the inaugural Australia Council Arts for Young People AbaF Award.

At the 2007 ARIA Fine Arts Awards last night, Australia’s most highly regarded and established musicians were nominated alongside a choir of homeless and disadvantaged singers, reminding us that no matter what your technical prowess, the power to move people through music is all about passion.

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