19 | 3 | 2020

Music and live events have suffered an immediate and direct negative impact as a result of the Government’s necessary and important response to the COVID-19 crisis. Accordingly, similar to the tourism, airline and education industries, our sector urgently requires a Government fiscal response. This Australian music and live event industry is a $15 billion industry […]

Arts and Cultural Recovery for Bushfire Regions

26 | 2 | 2020

As communities impacted by the Australian Bushfires across last year and the summer now look to recovery, the music industry continues to provide support. Some of these initiatives include: Shoalhaven, Illawarra and Shellharbour Bushfires Impact Survey The Live Music Office are seeking information on how the creative community has been impacted by the recent bushfires. […]

Music Victoria’s Live Music Professionals returns in 2020

25 | 2 | 2020

Big congratulations to Music Victoria as they announce the return of their Live Music Professionals program for 2020. This initiative is created to build capacity and support Victorian live music businesses. A free professional development program, Live Music Professionals is open to application from venue owners and managers, band bookers and independent promoters. With 16 places available, successful […]

Music SA Delivers Research, References and Expanded Programs for 2020

24 | 2 | 2020

The South Australian music industry is set to benefit from suite of coordinated industry support as Music SA deliver annual data to evaluate the health of the industry with their Live Music Census, a thorough and up to date Live Music Toolkit for Councils, as well as expanding the Umbrella Festival to Regional South Australia […]

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