ACMF Tax appeal 2021

This financial year - help the Australian Children’s Music Foundation provide free, long term music programs and instruments to disadvantaged and Indigenous children & youth at-risk across Australia - inspiring creativity and imagination while nurturing their self-esteem and confidence.


Our music programs

"A love of music"

"If we can't nurture a love of music, we are doing children a disservice... Just about every child in school would love a music lesson. That balance of creative and academic is what education should be about"

“Playing an instrument"

"Playing an instrument expands a child’s creativity and imagination, building positive neural pathways"

“Expression and regulation”

"Children with trauma use music as a form of expression and regulation"

“Music Concepts”

"Music concepts such as rhythm, beat-counting and song-writing influences students' ability to better deal with Maths and English lessons"


Bushfire relief

Bushfire relief

Band Program

Band Program

Don Spencer Music


Play your part.

Music education for children's emotional & mental well-being.


Don Spencer OAM

ACMF Founder

“I’ve seen firsthand, time and time again, how music sparks creativity and imagination. Music underpins the resilience and determination that many Australian kids need to overcome the challenges that life throws at them. The power of music can never be underestimated. A world without a music education is now a real one. The Australian Children’s Music Foundation works to redress this. READ MORE>>” 

Over 18 years, the ACMF has:

Provided over

Worth of Instruments

Delivered over

Free Music Lessons

Received over

Original Songs for our NSC

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