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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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Sexual Harassment Taskforce Venue Pilot announcement

20 Mar 2018

Creative Industries and Liquor and Gaming Ministers Martin Foley and Marlene Kairouz today launched the venue pilot training and education program to stamp out sexual harassment.

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What are the most recent benefits we have secured for our members?

20 Mar 2018

For this year's Music Victoria Membership Drive, we have listened to your feedback and added new benefits to the list. In addition to new music-related benefits like discounts on studio hire, production services, music equipment and music videos, we also know there are other aspects often overlooked in the life of a music lover. This is why this year we have secured benefits that include mental health and wellness workshops, gym membership discounts...

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Music Victoria announce 2018 ‘Live and Breathe’ Membership Drive (19-29 March)

19 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...

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International Women's Day/ Week Vic Playlist

7 Mar 2018

The Victorian music industry is really getting behind International Women's Day (March 8) this year and we've curated a playlist of all the amazing artists who are getting involved..

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