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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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Why Music Education should lead all education in the 21st century

· November 28, 2014

It’s a bit long as a title for a book, but I think that’s what the book will be called (at least in the book proposal forms), because that’s the conclusion I’m going to draw. I first put this idea forward in my keynote at the Music Technology…


More Australians Attend Live Music than Live Sport

November 27, 2014

Despite our national reputation for obsessing over sport, a recent poll demonstrates that we’re more likely to attend a live concert than a live game. Conducted by Roy…

Demolition, Protests at Melbourne’s Palace Theatre

November 26, 2014

Developers Jinshan Investments commenced interior demolition of Melbourne’s Palace Theatre last week, despite the fact that the City of Melbourne had yet to deliver…

Management agency Diva Management makes its debut

November 26, 2014

Australia has a new classical music management agency, Diva Management. Founded by Alex …

Simon Rattle to conduct Australian World Orchestra in 2015

November 26, 2014

Since its formation in 2011, the Australian World Orchestra keeps reeling in some of the world’s…

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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