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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…


Brydie-Leigh Bartleet

Brydie-Leigh Bartleet named Australian University Teacher of the Year

December 12, 2014

We’re thrilled that Brydie-Leigh Bartleet,  researcher, educator and  member of our Board has been named the Australian University Teacher of the Year, …

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The Sydney Conservatorium of Music is turning 100

December 11, 2014

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music is turning 100 in 2015 and they’re celebrating in the best way they can – with music. The Con has been a focal point of Sydney’s…

The Industry Responds to Cuts to ABC Classic FM

December 11, 2014

Budget cuts to ABC Classic FM will extend to more than the widely publicised proposed reduction…

Gallipoli Songs Competition winners announced

December 11, 2014

Winners of the Gallipoli Songs Competition will have their works performed during Anzac …

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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