Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman and his wife Deborra-lee Furness have launched a charitable foundation for performing arts in their native Australia.

The Wolverine star and his wife of 18 years have set up the Jackman Furness Foundation for Performing Arts, which will support art education groups Down Under such as the Western Australian Academy for Performing Arts, which trains students in theatre, music, and dance.

Jackman shared the charity's logo on Instagram.com on Tuesday (22Apr14), alongside the caption, "Excited to announce the Jackman Furness Foundation! An initiative we hope will make dreams come true."