In 1991, former Australian Ballet ballerina Christine Walsh, AM, founded the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet (ACB) to give classical ballet students the opportunity to train in the Russian Vaganova based method from five years of age.
The Association for EDUCATION IN DANCE THEATRE ARTS Incorporated (EDTA Incorporated) is dedicated to the promotion of Dance & Theatre Arts in the Asia Pacific Rim.
Australasian Dance Association commenced as the Federal Association of Teachers of Dancing in Sydney in 1931, making it the oldest dance organisation in the southern hemisphere.
BAL (Ballet Australasia Ltd) was founded in 1989 by dance educators who wanted an Australian-based organisation catering for the syllabus needs of dance teachers and students.
The Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD) had its beginnings in 1933 with the formation of the National Examination System and the Victorian Society of Dancing, which amalgamated in 1957.