NSW Liquor Licensing Public Interest Test Reviewed

30 | 8 | 2017

In mid 2017 Liquor & Gaming NSW consulted with a wide range of stakeholders to inform an evaluation of the requirement for applicants for certain liquor licences and authorisations to lodge a community impact statement (CIS). A CIS provides information on the potential impact that granting an application may have on the local community, by […]


Western Sydney and Regional NSW Live and Local Program Funding Now Open

3 | 7 | 2017

The Live Music Office is pleased to announce a second round of program funding for the Live and Local Strategic Initiative in Western Sydney, and for the first time expanding the program into Regional NSW. Through Create NSW, the State Government has committed an additional $100,000 to funding a second round of the Live and […]


Music Australia Contemporary Music Roundtable, 1-3 August 2017

3 | 7 | 2017

Music Australia’s national contemporary music industry conference returns for 2017, providing a unique opportunity for contemporary music policy and industry development. We hope to see you there as industry professionals gather, deliberate, and set action agendas for contemporary music growth from 1 Tues – Thurs 3, August 2017 Customs House, Circular Quay Sydney. The conference […]

Rockin the puberbs

Rockin’ The Puburbs : Original live acts invited to win a headline tour of NSW pubs, $15k value

20 | 6 | 2017

Pubs across NSW are on the lookout for the next big thing in live music as part of the first Rockin’ the Puburbs competition. The competition is an initiative of the Australian Hotels Association NSW (AHA NSW), in partnership with the Live Music Office and APRA AMCOS. Many live acts start out their careers in pubs, and the AHA NSW […]

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