Live Music Facts

Almost half of all Australians create art themselves.

85% of Australians think government should be involved in securing major events

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Contemporary music rates highest revenue ($628.13m) in 2013 LPA survey

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NSW pubs, bars, clubs, restaurants, caf├ęs no longer need approval for live music

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The Building Code has no provisions for external noise in residential apartments

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South Australian report calls for liquor and planning reforms for live music

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93% of Sydney City residents support residential development soundproofing

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192 venues provide at least two gigs per week in regional Victoria

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Live music generates $1.2bil for Australia’s economy

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In Victoria, more people attend live music than AFL games.

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In 2010, 20,000 people protested to protect Melbourne’s music venues.

2010 SLAM Rally

30% of Australians saw live music in 2009/10.

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Contemporary Music rates highest attendance (6.27m) in 2013 LPA survey