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Sydney Morning Herald Article on Sexual Harassment at gigs

23 Aug 2016

"Music Victoria agrees the culture in the mosh pit has to change, with operations manager Nick Cooper saying: "As a musician and an advocate for all within the Victorian music community, it makes me proud to hear of leading artists such as High Tension's Karina Utomo, Tassie band Luca Brasi and Spiderbait speaking out against acts of a violent or sexual nature in the mosh pit."

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Submissions open for White Night Melbourne

22 Aug 2016

Expressions of Interest are NOW OPEN for White Night Melbourne
Submissions close on 30 August so get in quick!

More info here.


12 Aug 2016

Calling all Victorian artists of avant-garde, blues, country, electronic, experimental, folk, funk, global, gospel, heavy, hip hop, indigenous, jazz, pop, reggae, rock, roots and soul music. Submissions are now open for The Age Music Victoria Awards 2016!
Artists and bands are invited to nominate themselves or an artist they believe deserves to be considered for The Awards. A select industry panel of experts specific to their category determines final nominees.

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The Music Network report on Gender Diversity in Music

10 Aug 2016

National music industry met last week for the National live music round table. The Music Network reported on the dicussions surrounding Gender Diversity within the music industry.

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Triple R announces summer exhibition celebrating 40 years of Triple R at the State Library of Victoria.

10 Aug 2016

Friday 18 November marks the public launch of ON AIR: 40 years of 3RRR, a 3-month exhibition at the State Library of Victoria celebrating the station’s history. There will be a host of live events and broadcasts on site highlighting different aspects of the exhibition and celebrating this milestone in the station’s history, running until 29 January 2017.

This year Triple R celebrates its 40 year evolution from somewhat modest beginnings as an educational broadcaster at RMIT University’s city campus, to a station with 440,000 listeners tuning in every week broadcasting 24-7 out of its Brunswick East studios. ON AIR: 40 years of 3RRR is the first ever exhibition of its kind showcasing 3RRR’s history, culture and character.

Triple R will donate a large proportion of its rich archive, built over the past four decades, to the State Library including original artworks, photographs, posters, magazines, videos of live-to-air performances and much more.

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Creative Victoria Quick Response Grants Announced

8 Aug 2016

Congrats to the lucky ducks who received quick response grants in the latest round!

Tinpan Orange / Waving At Trains Agency / Teeth & Tongue / Dallas Frasca/ Power / Ali Barter / Alex Lahey / King Parrot / ECCA VANDAL / Liam Gerner / Sarah Carroll


5 Aug 2016

The Age Music Victoria Awards will celebrate its 11th year with a huge line up of Victoria’s best talent at 170 Russell on Wednesday16 November.

In 2016 the event falls within the Melbourne Music Week program, with all of the Awards formalities completed earlier in the evening to allow for one big After Party open to the general public from 8.30pm.

Co-presented by Triple R 102.7FM and PBS 106.7FM, the After Party will feature live sets from Melbourne Ska OrchestraCamp Cope and Tash Sultana.

Continuing with past traditions, members from the RockWiz Band will once again form The EG AllStars, who will be joined on stage by guests Paul DempseyGareth LiddiardKylie AuldistREMIPierce BrothersAlex LaheyGawurra and Freya JosephineHollick, performing their best songs of the year.

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Live N Local Announce FREE professional development program

29 Jul 2016

Live N Local have announced their professional development program for the events this August - The Right Track.

We're presenting 'Navigating the Digital Space'.
Check it out here, it's FREE

APRA AMCOS extend performance report deadline

29 Jul 2016

Did you hear? Deadlines for APRA AMCOS performance reports have been extended. Head to their website for more info.

PBS 106.7FM announce new gender diversity initiative

29 Jul 2016

PBS 106.7FM Melbourne have just announced their new Access Training Program. 
This great new initiative is to "to increase participation from women and gender diverse people in music broadcasting and the wider music community."

For more information check out their website.

CEO Report - July 2016

28 Jul 2016

Greetings members and subscribers,

While it seems like winter will never end, the announcements of music conferences and festivals means that warmer weather must be just around the corner.
Face the Music, contemporary music summit, has announced it is moving to the second week of Melbourne Music Week, on 17 and 18 November. Early bird tickets are on sale now and Music Victoria members will get a discount on the full rate tickets once the program is announced mid-August.

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New Regional Touring Grants Announced

13 Jul 2016

We're pretty lucky here in VIC. If you're a band who's interested in regional touring check out these grant options through Visit Victoria.

More information here via Tone Deaf.


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