Live and Local Expressions of Interest Now Open

19 | 7 | 2023

APRA AMCOS and the Live Music Office are currently seeking Expressions of Interest from local councils to participate in Live and Local – a Live Music Development program for local communities. Live and Local is a comprehensive capacity building program which seeks to strengthen the ecology of local grassroots live music communities. APRA AMCOS and […]

Making Places Better. Live Music Office recognised as a model amongst international colleagues

27 | 6 | 2023

In a recently published study by Making Places Better on global music offices around the world , the Live Music Office has been recognised as a model music office amongst international colleagues for our work in Australia. Making Places Better is from Shain Shapiro Phd. Many people in the global music industry would know Shain […]

We pay tribute to Simon Crean

27 | 6 | 2023

The news of the passing of Simon Crean on the weekend has been met with sadness across the political spectrum and the music and arts community. Simon Crean was a giant in good policy making and better regulation. His national cultural policy Creative Australia made the first links between the importance of regulatory reform and […]

St Kilda home to Victoria’s first Live Music Precinct

24 | 6 | 2023

In a major new development for the live music sector in Victoria, the City of Port Phillip Council has officially launched the St Kilda Live Music Precinct. The following media release from the City Port Phillip Council speaks to this important precedent in the state.   Officially launching the St Kilda Live Music Precinct […]

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