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Centre for Aboriginal Studies in Music (CASM)

Study Music at University

Welcome to the Centre for Aboriginal Studies in Music.

The Centre for Aboriginal Studies in Music (CASM) is the world's only dedicated centre for the study of Australian Indigenous music. Located in the Elder Conservatorium of Music, CASM offers specialised courses and research training in Australian Indigenous music, and a Foundation Year Program that prepares Australian Indigenous music students for entry into degree programs.

Interested in studying music? CASM auditions are now open.

The Centre for Aboriginal Studies in Music (CASM) offers a specialised Foundation Year Program for Indigenous Australians wanting to study music at University.

If you are an Indigenous Australian who is 17 or over and has some musical experience, you are welcome to audition for a place in the CASM Foundation Year Program. The CASM Foundation Year Program is mostly HECS-free and ABSTUDY approved.

To apply, please read the attached information for applicants guide, and submit a completed application form to

Start your musical journey at university today.

Centre for Aboriginal Studies in Music (CASM)

Level 6, Schulz Building


Phone: 08 8313 5795