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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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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…


Venue Closure in Perth and another opens in Brisbane

February 18, 2015

Last year, when music headlines were bubbling over with news of venues opening and closing, we presented an overview of changes in Sydney and Melbourne. Just six weeks …

RMIT Researcher Maps 23 Years of Live Music in Sydney and Melbourne

February 18, 2015

RMIT researcher Sarah Taylor is mapping changes in the live music scenes in Sydney and Melbourne over the course of 23 years, from 1983. So far, the data indicates that there…

US State of the Industry Report from Next Big Sound

February 18, 2015

US Media company Next Big Sound has identified Brisbane band Sheppard as a band to watch for…

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Granny Blackberries launches resource for music teachers

February 17, 2015

A Sunshine Coast resident is doing her bit for children’s musical education. Author and…

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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