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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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Mark Holden Speaks Out Against Online Streaming

March 30, 2015

“The song ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams was streamed 43 million times on Pandora, the songwriter’s share on that, for the biggest global hit of last was $2,700,”…


Preferred Supplier Deal Makes Touring Cheaper for Australian Bands

March 30, 2015

Australia’s long distances and low population density make touring notoriously expensive. So musicians are welcoming a new deal that promises to save them thousands…

Marrickville music venue Lazy Bones
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Marrickville Council Opens Live Music Grants

March 30, 2015

Musicians and artists living and working in the Marrickville Council area are invited to …

Choralfest 2015 Coming to Melbourne

March 30, 2015

Hundreds of choristers will converge on Melbourne between April 9 and 12 for Choralfest 2015.…

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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