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CEO Report - November 2017

30 Nov 2017

Dear members and subscribers,

It’s an exciting time of year for music. Melbourne Music Week kicks off today with a Wurundjerri Welcome to Country, smoking ceremony and performance by Melbourne Music Prize winner...

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The Age Music Victoria Awards - 2017 Winners

23 Nov 2017

What a night of nights! Congratulations to all the nominees and winners and eternal thanks to our performers, mcs, sponsors, partners and staff. The full list of winners is as follows...

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Melbourne Live Music Census - this weekend!

21 Nov 2017 Melbourne Live Music Census - this weekend!



The results of the 2012 Live Music Census as well as multiple reports over the last 18 months have shown that Melbourne’s music scene is not only diverse, vibrant and meaningful to its participants but also contributes an incredible amount to the economy.  


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Ticket Scalping Crackdown To Put Real Fans First

16 Nov 2017

JUST IN - The Andrews Labor Government has now introduced legislation to crack down on ticket scalping and give regular fans a fairer go.

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Amrap's Airit release special playlist for the 2017 The Age Music Victoria Awards

14 Nov 2017 Amrap's Airit release special playlist for the 2017 The Age Music Victoria Awards

We're working w/ Amrap's AirIt to get extra airplay for Australian artists on Community Radio...

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Notice To MV Members Of 2017 AGM + Special Resolution (Amend Rules Of Association)

13 Nov 2017

The Annual General Meeting of Contemporary Music Victoria Inc. ('Music Victoria') will be held at the offices of Music Victoria, Level 1, 49 Tope Street, South Melbourne, Victoria, 3205 from 6:00pm sharp, Thursday 7 December 2017 (doors from 5.30pm).

All current financial members of Music Victoria are welcome and encouraged to attend. If your membership has lapsed, you must renew by Wednesday 22 November 2017 if you wish to attend or vote at the AGM.

Members of Music Victoria who are financial members as at 23 November 2017 are eligible to vote in the election of members of the Committee of Management ('Board'). Note there is one vote per membership (e.g. one vote per individual membership, and one vote if you have a band, small business, non-profit, corporate, gold or platinum membership).

Members will be able to vote on the election of four (4) members to the Board.

Members will also vote on amendments to the Rules of Association of Music Victoria ('Rules'), namely updating the Rules to refer to committee members/directors of Music Victoria, collectively, as 'the Board', instead of 'Committee of Management'.

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Music Cities Convention - Coming to Melbourne in April 2018

31 Oct 2017

Coming in 2018 - Music Cities Convention Melbourne - 19-20 April, 2018.
Music Victoria CEO, Patrick Donovan and Creative Victoria's Manager of Contemporary Music, Kirsty Rivers launched this video (produced by Ben Cunningham) last week in Memphis at the 2017 Convention as part of the official handover. 

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New Melbourne Tourism Campaign Highlights Music As A Key Branding Pillar

27 Oct 2017 New Melbourne Tourism Campaign Highlights Music As A Key Branding Pillar

Visit Victoria have just launched Victoria’s new tourism campaign – our first since 2011.
Music Victoria is thrilled that Visit Victoria is promoting live music as one of its key branding pillars.

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CEO Report - October 2017

26 Oct 2017

Dear members and subscribers,

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of activity here at MV HQ. With public voting now live for The Age Music Victoria Awards, we've been sending out congratulatory emails to excited nominees, and listening back to some of the great music that has come out of Victoria in the past year (BTW, feel free to join us in this - we made some Spotify playlists):

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Multicultural Arts Victoria Announces the Mapping Melbourne 2017 Program

25 Oct 2017 Multicultural Arts Victoria Announces the Mapping Melbourne 2017 Program

Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) presents the fifth edition of Mapping Melbourne, a series of multi-artform events from 1-17 December 2017 across Melbourne. 

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17 Oct 2017

Music Victoria is proud to call for nominations to join our Women’s Advisory Panel for a two-year term. We are looking to recruit a panel of 12 women and female identifying people to reflect a broad cross-section of artists and industry professionals across genre, demographic and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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13 Oct 2017

Heading into its 12th year in 2017, The Age Music Victoria Awards are excited to once again reveal the nominees for each category and open up the polls to the public to celebrate another massive year in Victorian music. Taking place on Wednesday 22 November amidst the Melbourne Music Week program, The Age Music Victoria Awards ceremony will acknowledge the successes of its musicians, venues, and festivals with an evening at 170 Russell complete with a killer After Party for all awardees, nominees, music industry professionals and fans alike.

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