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We represent all Australian musicians and music interests as an advocate, information provider and enabler for all music lovers.

Music Australia is the new name for the Music Council of Australia – advancing all aspects of music across the country.

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Making the Case for a vibrant Australian live music scene

Chris Bowen · March 31, 2015

Australians love live music

Australians love music and attending live music. A 2011 Ernst and Young study for APRA/AMCOS found that 41 million people attended venue-based live music over the twelve months to 2010. And our love of our own music…



Spotify Gains on Pandora as Apple rounds the corner

March 31, 2015

The big news in music distribution in recent times has been the astonishing growth in streaming services, increasingly led by Swedish company Spotify.  In some European…

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Q and A with Pam Merrigan, Director of the 2015 National Folk Festival

March 31, 2015

In the lead-up to the National Folk Festival, Director Pam Merrigan discusses what makes the event unique and what she looks for when putting the program together.…

Songwriting workshop Finalists: From L-R: Frank Dixon, Larissa Lock, Lynn Ng, Tylah Winyard

Celebrating the Art of the Song

March 31, 2015

The song and the art and craft of songwriting is central to our Music: Count Us In school music…


Queensland Music Awards winners

March 31, 2015

Queensland Music Awards were announced last night at Brisbane Powerhouse. Organised by …

Music Touring in Australia

World illustrations Industry A snapshot of information and resources to assist music touring in Australia

Music Australia Directory

Mixed Instruments-Corporate-IllustrationLooking for a music organisation? Find them here in our directory.

Education Case Studies

Pencil Illustration Education Need help with getting music into your school? Read our case studies on the subject.


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