16 May 2019
The global music community will come together again on July 3 and 4 2019, when CHANGES returns for its second year at its new home of Abbotsford Convent.
A collaboration between The Push, Yarra City Council, Music Victoria, VMDO, APRA AMCOS and the Victorian music community – over two days, CHANGES will spark discussions and interrogate the current state of the international music industry across the realms of MUSIC, TECH, TALKS and IDEAS.Read More
23 Apr 2019
Music Victoria has recently brought on a raft of new discounting partners this year that cover the spectrum of the industry, from food and beverage, to merch, freight, acoustic reports, Auslan services, record stores, guitar repairs and green screen filming.Read More
8 Apr 2019
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE PRIZE PACK 2019
From Monday 8 to Thursday 18 April, 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 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. Musician and music industry members will also gain free access to exclusive professional development workshops to equip you with the knowledge to manage your career effectively!
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 $8,700 worth of prizes!
8 Apr 2019
Music Victoria announces new and improved membership categories, new discounts and loads of new prizes!
From Monday 8 April - Thursday 18 April, Music Victoria invite you to join them and help play an important role in continuing their vital work in keeping Victoria’s thriving music community alive.Read More
4 Apr 2019
Music Victoria are looking to recruit a Membership and Professional Development Manager!
This role is 4 days a week and is responsible for the strategy, development and delivery of the Music Victoria memberships program and professional development program.
Applications close: Monday 15 April, 2019Read More
4 Apr 2019
Today Music Victoria have announced the return of the Live Music Professionals program for 2019. With applications open today, venue owners and managers, band bookers and independent promoters are encouraged to apply for the free professional business development program.Read More
2 Apr 2019
Brunswick’s beloved Record Paradise is at risk of closure due to proposed apartment development plans.
Council have now opened submissions for community objections regarding the development, and the owners of the store desperately need your voices.Read More
21 Mar 2019
Music Victoria in partnership with the Victorian Government is thrilled to announce the very first recipients and mentors of the inaugural pilot ‘Cultivate’, Victoria’s new initiative for mid-level to established women leaders in the state’s contemporary music sector.Read More
7 Mar 2019
International Women's Day is rolling around again on 8 March, and we have compiled a selection of great events you can go to to celebrate the force that is Women in Music!Read More
27 Feb 2019
All Australians can vividly recall their favourite festival moments. Mine was the first time a white Cuban heeled boot was raised in excitement above a fans’ head at the Golden Plains Festival at Meredith in south-western Victoria. It kick started a global tradition of festival audiences recognising a five star live performance in a joyous instantaneous review.
Australian music festivals are a powerful economic driver to the economy. According the Live Performance Australia’s Ticketing Revenue and Performance Report, they contributed more than $100 million to the national economy in 2017. They are a vital source of economic activity and social engagement in many regional cities and towns, and have an important flow on effect to venues through numerous side shows.
But this is all under threat after the NSW State Government announced the implementation of a new festival permit scheme from March 1 which has created uncertainty and led to the cancellation of two festivals...Read More
15 Feb 2019
Music Victoria is making some exciting changes to our membership categories and we’re doing this so that we can look after our valued members more efficiently!Read More