Lieven Bertels: reflections on festivals, opera and orchestras

April 27, 2015

Lieven Bertels, Sydney Festival artistic director

It is not often that one catches a festival director talking candidly and freely about what it’s like to run a festival. Lieven Bertels, artistic director now of three Sydney Festivals, was in casual observer …


Online Infringement Bill works its way through Parliament

March 31, 2015

The Online Infringement Copyright Amendment Bill which the Australian Government has been developing is currently before the parliament. We spoke with Vanessa Hutley, General Manager of Music Rights Australia and Music Australia Councillor, and asked her to…

Australian Music – a Year in Review

December 10, 2014

On the one hand, Music Australia has the great privilege of watching over the entire artform, on the other hand, how crazy is it for a small not-for-profit to try and embrace it all? Well of course we can’t, but we can give it our best shot.

And here’s our best shot…

Music Talks

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Music in Communities

MA illustrations final selection-communityLearn about community music in Australia.

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Music: Count Us In

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