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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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Music: Count Us In is Australia’s biggest school music initiative, with more than 500,000 participating students from over 2,100 schools.

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Trial by fire

· December 2, 2014

It takes courage to step outside the boundaries of a successful career in a musical genre and perform in a very different setting, on stage, in front to an audience. Gambist Jenny Eriksson has decided to do just that.

When Jenny expressed an interest…


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2015 APRA Awards honour Australian Songwriters

March 25, 2015

Australia’s music industry were in fine form at inner Sydney’s Carriageworks on 24th of March for the annual APRA Music Awards. Held this year at the earlier date of…


Legendary Artist Marcia Hines as Music: Count Us In Music Mentor

March 23, 2015

Music: Count Us In (MCUI), Australia’s largest school music participation program is thrilled to announce the legendary Marcia Hines as the music mentor for 2015. …

Music: Count Us In 2012 in front of Parliament House

MCUI Songwriting workshop Finalists announced!

March 23, 2015

We’re thrilled to announce the four finalists for the  Music: Count Us In’s …


Canberra’s Smith’s Alternative Bookshop to Close on Saturday

March 19, 2015

Canberra’s popular live venue Smith’s Alternative Bookshop will close its doors this…

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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