QLD- Meet the locals: Back to business

Ready to get your affairs in order this year? We’ve brought together some of the state’s top music industry pros to share their knowledge and help you get ahead of the game in 2017.

They’ll talk funding opportunities, programs, advocacy and legal matters for songwriters, and introduce you to the organisations they represent – and how they can support your music career. A representative from the RECOGNISE campaign will also let you know how you can get involved in the call for recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Australian Constitution.

Come along, meet your fellow songwriters and get a handle on the industry so you can get back to the important business of making music!

RSVP: qld@apra.com.au


Need legal advice? As part of Meet the Locals, Arts Law is offering free 30 minute consultations with a lawyer on Monday 20 February. To register your interest, email artslaw@artslaw.com.au.


GUEST SPEAKERS

Suzanne Derry, Senior Solicitor, Arts Law

Suzanne has worked at Arts Law for over seven years, and has also worked for a number of community legal centres and a boutique entertainment law practice. Suzanne enjoys educating artists about their rights and provides legal advice on a copyright, contract, defamation, debt and business structures. 

Joel Edmonson, Executive Officer, QMusic 

Joel is a Brisbane-bred musician engaged in a life-long exploration of the role music can play in meaningful social, economic, political and spiritual change. He has implemented strategic reform across the not-for-profit and local government sectors, and was also a founding director of Red Hill DIY venue Hangar and its artist-run label LoFly Records.

Julie Tanner, Director Investment & Development, Arts Queensland

Julie is responsible for the management of arts investment programs and the facilitation of sector-based capacity building opportunities. In this role she contributes to the ongoing development of a strong, vibrant and sustainable arts and cultural sector in Queensland. 

Ben Gertz, QLD Field Leader, RECOGNISE

Ben was born and raised in Townsville, and is a descendant of the Gugu-Badhun and Ngadjon-Ji people, also of North Queensland, and the Meriam people of the Eastern Torres Strait. Before joining RECOGNISE, he worked for a number of public and private sector organisations, with a strong focus on both Indigenous advocacy and public policy development.


Event Info

Date
20 Feb 2017

Location
3 Winn Street, Fortitude Valley QLD

Time
5:30pm

Cost
FREE


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