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Introducing "Changes" - Music, Tech, Talks & Ideas. Melbourne - July 4 & 5

15 May 2018 Introducing

In 2018, the Australian music industry has found a place on the world stage unlike any it previously occupied. Now recognised as an incubator of innovative artists, thought-leading professionals, and vibrant music scenes, the music industry needs an event that can keep pace with its rapid evolution. On July 4 and 5 2018, CHANGES, a collaboration between The Push, Yarra City Council, Music Victoria and the Victorian music community, is assembling a roster of ground breaking voices, events and programming. 

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Music Victoria and Green Music Australia co-present Industry round table on campsite litter

15 May 2018 Music Victoria and Green Music Australia co-present Industry round table on campsite litter

Music Victoria was proud to host an Industry roundtable on campsite litter in our offices yesterday - involving key representatives from the festival circuit and a behaviour change expert from Monash Uni, brought together by Green Music Australia

With festivals across Australia and the world grappling with the trend of punters leaving campsites looking like rubbish dumps, Green Music have been eager to work with festivals to find proactive, engaging and effective ways of keeping campsites clean....

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Live Music Professionals program 2018 Successful Applicants Announced

9 May 2018  Live Music Professionals program 2018 Successful Applicants Announced

Music Victoria is excited to announce the successful applicants for their 2018 Music Works, Live Music Professionals program – a free professional and business development program for independent promoters, venue owners, venue managers and band bookers supported by the Victorian Government’s Music Works initiative.

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Winners for the Music Victoria Membership Drive Prize Pack

1 May 2018

Music Victoria thanks everyone who signed up or renewed their subscription during the 2018 Membership Drive.
We have drawn the prize winners for this year's amazing prize pack and they are...(*drum roll*)...

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Melbourne Live Music Census Full Report Released

20 Apr 2018

Today, as part of this week’s sold out Music Cities Convention, Music Victoria announced the complete findings from the 2017 Melbourne Live Music Census, to over 300 music industry leaders from across the globe.

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Job Vacancy: General Manager – Victorian Music Development Office

17 Apr 2018

Music Victoria is looking for a highly motivated, project driven outcomes-focussed General Manager to head the newly announced Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO), including leading a small team of program staff.

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Minister announces $22.2 million final stage of Music Works package in Melbourne

17 Apr 2018

Music Victoria has been tasked with the delivery and management of the Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO) at the Collingwood Arts Precinct following an announcement from Martin Foley, Minister for Creative Industries. The Minister announced the final exciting stage in the State Government’s $22.2 million Music Works package at a ceremony held at the Collingwood Arts Precinct today.

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Music Cities Gig Guide

16 Apr 2018

Off the back of the fantastic Melbourne Live Music Census 2017 results released last week, we have another huge week in Melbourne music coming up. The Music Cities Convention is happening this week and there will be hundreds of international delegates converging in Melbourne to discuss what makes a music city. 
To help them maximise their fun in Melbourne, we've compiled a gig guide of the best shows happening in town this week from Tuesday through to Saturday...

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Melbourne Live Music Census 2017 - Executive Summary Released

12 Apr 2018

The second Melbourne Live Music Census, conducted on Saturday 25 November 2017, analysed the climate of Melbourne’s live music industry and found it to be not only healthy but flourishing.

The Melbourne Live Music Census 2017 looked at a variety of subjects and issues around the state of live music in Victoria, addressing the health of the industry, the dollar value, patron attendance, safety and inclusion and the audience share compared to other recreational activities.

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Best Practice Guidelines for Live Music Venues - Updated Chapter 15!

29 Mar 2018

Music Victoria is excited to announce the addition of a revised chapter to the Best Practice Guidelines for Live Music Venues. The new chapter, Working with musicians, has been expanded upon by Chelsea Wilson and members of the Music Victoria Artists Advisory Panel. This chapter was originally written by Jen Cloher and members of the Victorian State Government Live Music Roundtable (2012) and has now been expanded upon...

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Case Study: How much money can I save with a Music Victoria membership?

27 Mar 2018

Most people don't realise how much money they can save with a Music Victoria membership. We offer discounts on a variety of services you will need for your music career, including costs involved with recording, merch and touring. 




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What's in the Prize Pack for this year's Drive?

23 Mar 2018

From Monday 19 to 29 March, Music Victoria are urging all who live and breathe Victorian music to sign up or renew an existing membership and help keep the local scene alive.

As a member of Music Victoria, you’ll get access to exclusive workshops and professional development series including the Victorian state government’s Live Music Professionals Program and discounts on a huge range of products and services including gear, merchandise, advertising, studio hire, consulting, travel, mental health workshops, gym membership and cheap food and drink at your favourite local venues.

Not only will you have access to all of these benefits and more, but all who sign up throughout the Drive will automatically go in the running to win one of over $8,500 worth of prizes!

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