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Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition
Applications close 12 April

Calling all songwriters! Entrants to go into the running for a career-changing $50,000 first place cash prize, courtesy of APRA AMCOS, Alberts and BMG.

The Lighthouse Award
Applications close 18 April
Established in memory of Linda Gebar, The Lighthouse Award grants $5,000 to a female Victorian music manager who exhibits passion, creativity and integrity.

CHASS Australia Prize
Nominations close 21 June
The annual CHASS Australia Prizes are a great opportunity for the sector to showcase the excellent work being done in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) in Australia.

Albury Wodonga Eisteddfod (AWE) Music Competition
Applications accepted between 21 – 30 June
A music competition for musicians working with open strings, woodwind & brass solos, organs and other solo artists.

Salzburg International Choral Celebration & Competition
19 – 24 June, Austria
Find your place in a wide range of categories for different standards, types of choirs and musical genres for all amateur groups. Apply for festival activities and sing along with others or improve your skills in during coaching performances.

4 Ballroom Dance Co-op National Music Contest
Applications close October
Prizes include cash, instruments, music related equipment and a range of discretionary prize rollouts. Open to all Australians, (individuals and organisations).

Australia’s Got Talent
Recently re-launched “Australia’s Got Talent” are currently looking for a range of talents and performers. They are casting the net as wide, to ensure the opportunity is open to people from all walks of life.


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