Sharline Bezzina, a street artist and youth worker, runs the program – called Grafix – for the Blacktown Youth Services Association. The program aims to show young people clear distinctions between illegal graffiti and tagging, and public art. It also aims to give young people spaces where they can create their art.
The program is funded by the Attorney-General’s Department under the aegis of the Proceeds of Crime Act. Read more and watch a short video about it at:
(Source: ACYS - Youth Field Xpress April 2013)