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'State of Play' survey on live music in Melbourne.

26 Mar 2010

‘State of Play’ is an annual report compiled by the Advanced Diploma of Music Business students at NMIT, which attempts to measure the health (or otherwise) of the live music scene in Melbourne. The students are currently compiling the data for 2008/2009. Please take one of the surveys by clicking on the links on the State of Play website. They are anonymous and it will only a few minutes of your time. 

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Governmental as Anything: Live Music and Law and Order in Melbourne

26 Mar 2010

Dr Shane Homan, a senior lecturer at Monash University has delivered a paper entitled Governmental as Anything: Live Music and Law and Order in Melbourne.

With his kind permission, it is available for download here.

Welcome to the new Music Victoria website

11 Mar 2010Music Victoria is the newly established contemporary music industry peak body for Victoria, representing and supporting individuals and organisations participating in the broader Victorian contemporary music industry including such various roles as musicians, industry workers & businesses. ... It ... Read More

Music Victoria BIGSOUND Mixer


Take time out from your BIGSOUND schedule to meet the friendly crew of your peak body, Music Victoria plus Kirsty Rivers of Creative Victoria.

Chat about grants, professional development workshops, our annual awards, membership discounts and how we can help YOU.

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The lovely people over at Hearservice have given our members a special offer of:
- free hearing screenings at their screening locations 
- 10% discount on musicians’ custom earplugs
- 50% off the first tinnitus consultation
- 50% off full hearing assessment at our clinics

View our full list of member discounts here:

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Live Music Professionals Program 2018 Music Industry Coaches Announced

n/a Live Music Professionals Program 2018 Music Industry Coaches Announced

Music Victoria is excited to announce the 10 music industry coaches who will be engaged in one-on-one coaching sessions with the 20 successful participants in the Victorian Government backed 2018 Music Works, Live Music Professionals program – a free professional and business development program for independent promoters, venue owners, venue managers and band bookers.

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The Victorian Music Development Office is hiring! Two positions available - Music Business Manager, First Peoples & Music Business Manager


The Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO) is hiring, and looking to fill the below positions:

  • Music Business Manager, First Peoples (part time - three days)

This is a part-time role (3 days a week). Salary: $85,000 p.a. plus superannuation pro-rata ($51,000 p.a. plus superannuation for 3 days a week)

  • a Music Business Manager (full time).

This is a full-time role, Salary: $85,000 p.a. plus superannuation.

Both roles will be under contract with immediate start until 30 June 2020, and will be based at the VMDO/Music Victoria office in South Melbourne for the first year, and then relocate to Collingwood in mid-2019 when the Collingwood Arts Precinct and Music Market is operational. 

Does this sound like you?

Apply for either role by emailing your resume to Nick via by no later than 5pm on 7th September 2018.

Applications close 5pm on 31 July 2018.

VMDO - Music Business Manager, First Peoples PD

VMDO - Music Business Manager PD


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