We can read about music all we like, but the best way to celebrate and enjoy music is to participate in music making. Whether you are a community musician seeking collaborators, a music professional needing for networking opportunities, a young person eager to develop their skills or a school teacher requiring professional learning workshops and resources, Music Australia and our member organisations offer programs and activities you can get involved in.

Current Music Australia Programs

Music: Count Us In

Music: Count Us In, our national campaign for music education, is now Australia’s largest school music program, with more than half a million young people participating each year, growing in reach and impact since 2007.

Read more about Music: Count Us In

Songwriting Workshops for Teachers

Passionate about empowering Australia’s teachers with new and inventive approaches to music education, Music Australia teamed up with Musical Futures Australia to offer a free nationwide program in 2014 and 2015, extending opportunities to senior primary and secondary teachers, to increase their confidence, resource toolkit and creativity when working with students.

Read more about Songwriting Workshops for Teachers

Music Talks

Is an occasional series of talks, seminars, panels and roundtables discusses topical issues in music. They are future focused with many geared to the independent sector. All feature expert presenters and speakers, and each targets a particular professional audience. Formats include guest speakers, panel sessions and round tables. Panel sessions include a skilled Chair with expert speakers, moderated discussion, and questions from the floor.

Read more about our upcoming talks


Music Australia is a membership organisation. Membership is open to anyone working/participating or interested in the music sector. Our members are our supporters and our partners, vital to achieving our mission to advance musical life in Australia. As a Music Australia member or partner you strengthen our voice and benefit from our resources and services.

Read more about becoming a member


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    Features articles about the Music Industry Sector

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    Series of seminars exploring music