On 24 September the City of Ballarat tabled their Live Music Strategy Advisory Committee Terms of Reference,

The objectives of the Committee is to assist Council in the development of a draft live music strategy through the provision of a broad range of industry based expert advice.

The Strategy will act as a key tool to inform Council and the Local Live Music Industry to identify ways to develop, attract, support and sustain this important industry in Ballarat. The Strategy will engage key Local, State and Federal music industry stakeholders, and refer to and potentially inform Local, State and Federal policy and legislation.

The Final Ballarat Live Music Strategy will be completed and presented to the Committee no later than November 2015. The Strategy will subsequently be presented to Council for adoption and implementation at commencement of business for the 201516 financial year.