ARTICLES AND REPORTS COMMISSIONED AND PREPARED BY MUSIC AUSTRALIA IN PREPARATION FOR THE 2017 ROUNDTABLE:
Mental Health in the Music Industry – Round Up
A brief overview of key 2017 developments designed to improve mental health in the Australian music industry
Women in Music – Australian Developments – One
A round-up of key initiatives, both formal and informal, around the nation that are supporting, facilitating and promoting Australian women in music – covers Victoria and New South Wales.
Women in Music – Australian Developments – Two
A round-up of key initiatives, both formal and informal, around the nation that are supporting, facilitating and promoting Australian women in music – covers SA, WA, NT, QLD, TAS and ACT.
Call for action to boost audiences
A call for decisive national action to boost live music attendances following recent data shows a decline in live music attendances and revenues
Music Australia circulated 2 media releases in the lead up to the 2017 Contemporary Music Roundtable.
National Contemporary Music Plan
Produced in 2016 in partnership with a broad alliance of all national music industry peak bodies and specialist agencies. Provides a national blueprint for strategic industry growth.
Statistical Snapshot – Australian Contemporary Music Industry
Music Australia has published its latest statistical snapshot of the Contemporary Australian Music Industry. It demonstrates that contemporary music is a billion-dollar Australian industry – a major contributor to our economy and culture. The 2017 update shows strong growth in Australian recorded music sales and a boost in global royalty earnings by our artists. However, dips in live music attendance require monitoring and action.