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EVENTS : NSW - Round 1 Opportunity Development Grants Now Open

Aimed at supporting musicians and artist managers in developing opportunities whilst attending Australian industry conferences, domestic tours, trade fairs and other career defining opportunities ...

EVENTS : triple j Unearthed High - entries close!

The search is back on! APRA AMCOS is proud to partner with triple j Unearthed High for 2017 as they aim to find Australia's next best high school musical act.

EVENTS : NSW - Bands, Budgets and Balancing the Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join APRA AMCOS at a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare a tax return.

EVENTS : NSW - Arts on Tour Workshop

An informative, demystifying workshop for companies, producers and independent artists who are new to or getting a handle on performing arts touring in regional Australia. To present this event AOT ...

EVENTS : NSW - Art, Work and Culture: Managing a healthy work-life balance

This panel discussion will drill down into the intersections of professional and personal life in the arts. The arts is a sector that offers great potential for emotional rewards, but is also a ...

EVENTS : Just Music Competition Entries Close

The Law Society of New South Wales invites entry to lawyers, law students and those with an interest in the law, to submit their musical compositions of any genre, from 90s electro-pop to classical ...

EVENTS : ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award Entries Close

Now’s your chance to recognise your teacher by entering them in the ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award. ARIA nominees will be selected and partnered with an Aussie music legend who will visit ...

EVENTS : Screen Music Awards Applications Close

The annual Screen Music Awards are presented by APRA AMCOS in conjunction with the Australian Guild of Screen Composers (AGSC). The ceremony acknowledges excellence and innovation in the field of ...

EVENTS : Transylvanian International Piano Competition Applications Close

Open to 7 - 28 year-olds around the world, this competition aims to promote the best and most exquisite pianists and connect them to the international circuit of musicians, managers and visual ...

EVENTS : NSW - Night School for Creatives Series

Over four Wednesday evenings in winter, the City of Sydney will be inviting industry experts to share their knowledge with local arts, cultural and creative businesses. This is an opportunity to ...

EVENTS : NSW - Night School for Creatives Series

Over four Wednesday evenings in winter, the City of Sydney will be inviting industry experts to share their knowledge with local arts, cultural and creative businesses. This is an opportunity to ...

EVENTS : NSW - Night School for Creatives Series

Over four Wednesday evenings in winter, the City of Sydney will be inviting industry experts to share their knowledge with local arts, cultural and creative businesses. This is an opportunity to ...

EVENTS : Australian LGBTI Awards 2018 - Nominations Close

The Australian LGBTI Awards are a celebration of Australian diversity aiming to showcase individuals and organisations that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the LGBTI community, in ...

EVENTS : Australian LGBTI Awards 2018 - Nominations Now Open!

The Australian LGBTI Awards have announced today they are back again next year with nominations now open for 2018. After a more than successful inaugural event this year, the awards are a ...

EVENTS : WA - An Evening with Jimmy Webb

Join one of America’s greatest living songwriters, Jimmy Webb, this June/July! The composer and singer, known worldwide as a master of his trade, will perform his catalogue of hits to Australian ...

EVENTS : QLD - An Evening with Jimmy Webb

Join one of America’s greatest living songwriters, Jimmy Webb, this June/July! The composer and singer, known worldwide as a master of his trade, will perform his catalogue of hits to Australian ...

EVENTS : VIC - An Evening with Jimmy Webb

Join one of America’s greatest living songwriters, Jimmy Webb, this June/July! The composer and singer, known worldwide as a master of his trade, will perform his catalogue of hits to Australian ...

EVENTS : NSW - An Evening with Jimmy Webb

Join one of America’s greatest living songwriters, Jimmy Webb, this June/July! The composer and singer, known worldwide as a master of his trade, will perform his catalogue of hits to Australian ...

EVENTS : Contemporary Music Roundtable Conference: Day 3

Music Australia presents the third national Contemporary Music Roundtable. 200+ delegates will gather for a lively mix of presentations, panels, outcome oriented sessions, and networking covering ...

EVENTS : Contemporary Music Roundtable Conference: Day 1

Music Australia  presents the third national Contemporary Music Roundtable. 200+ delegates will gather for a lively mix of presentations, panels, outcome oriented sessions, and networking covering ...

EVENTS : Contemporary Music Roundtable Conference: Day 1

Music Australia presents the third national Contemporary Music Roundtable. 200+ delegates will gather for a lively mix of presentations, panels, outcome oriented sessions, and networking covering ...

EVENTS : WA - Bands, Budgets and Balancing the Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join APRA AMCOS at a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare a tax return.

EVENTS : triple j Unearthed High 2017 - Now Open!

triple j Unearthed High 2017 entries now open!

EVENTS : NSW - Rockin the Puburbs

Original live acts invited to win a headline tour of NSW pubs, $15k value.  

EVENTS : Indigenous Language Song Competition Applications Close

ABC Splash and First Languages Australia is once again running their Indigenous Language Song Competition. They are inviting schools to work with their local Indigenous community and help preserve ...

EVENTS : NSW- Nordoff- Robbins Golf Day 2017

Come play golf alongside music and sporting legends to raise money for music therapy

EVENTS : International Independent Music Awards Applications Close

The Independent Music Awards honor innovative Artists & Releases – and connects them to Performance, Promotion, Distribution opportunities & millions of discerning Music Fans. That’s why ...

EVENTS : USA - Australia Rocks the Pier 2017

Do you want to be the Opening Act of Australia Rocks the Pier in Santa Monica, USA 2017? 

EVENTS : TAS - Hobart Connect

Join marketing specialists from the music industry to learn more about how to grow your audience, and better engage with your fans as an artist.

EVENTS : NSW - The Pathway to the Platform

Music Love presents The Pathway To The Platform in collaboration with Vivid Ideas. Hear from incredible female panelists from all areas of the Australian music industry!

EVENTS : VIC - Songwriter Speaks: Leaps and Bounds

APRA AMCOS and The Push present a special edition of Songwriter Speaks featuring three incredibly unique voices.

EVENTS : NSW - Copyright Law and and Practise Symposium

The Copyright Society of Australia together with the Australian Copyright Council are proud to bring you the 18th Biennial Copyright Law and Practice Symposium

EVENTS : MSO Snare Drum Award Applications Close

Established by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra percussionist Robert Cossom in 2004, the MSO Snare Drum Award is designed to encourage the pursuit of excellence in snare drum performance in Australia ...

EVENTS : VIC - Music Works Funding Applications Close

Invests in the development and support of Victoria's contemporary music artists and music industries. It provides support for projects and programs that will develop and bring dynamism to Victoria's ...

EVENTS : WA - SongCraft Songwriting Workshop

Roll up your sleeves and get ready to write! Beginners, poets and songwriters welcome. Covering the juiciest aspects of writing, from autobiographical to political, poetry to balladry, utilising ...

EVENTS : QLD - Little BIGSOUND

Returns in 2017 with a totally revamped program and showcase event, offering a hands-on, one-day experience for 15 – 25-year-olds looking to gain real life skills, meet industry experts and ...

EVENTS : QLD - Little BIGSOUND Applications Close

Little BIGSOUND will put you in direct contact with the local influencers that can help you get your first gigs, publicise your music, improve your songwriting ormusic production, and manage your ...

EVENTS : VIC - Melbourne Music Week EOI Close

A nine-day celebration of the city’s thriving, world-renowned music scene. Teams up with a range of independent promoters, venues, labels and businesses to create a dynamic program that ...

EVENTS : VIC - Bandmates Victoria Applications Now Open

A program that matches volunteers with people over 18 with disability or mental health issues, to go out to live music. This project creates solid foundations that facilitate social access, build ...

EVENTS : QLD - Songwriter Speaks with Hannah Macklin & Ash Kerley

Take a journey through song craft with award winning songwriters Hannah Macklin (MKO Sun) and Ash Kerley (Marville), the latest recipients of the prestigious Grant McLennan Fellowship and Billy ...

EVENTS : London Music Society ICC Submissions Close

An International Composition Competition to find and promote talented composers and soloists from around the world. To provide opportunities for talented musicians through performance ...

EVENTS : NSW - Create NSW Young Regional Artist Scholarship Applications Close

The NSW Government is offering a total of 25 scholarships for young regional artists and cultural workers to undertake exciting and career-making professional development opportunities.

EVENTS : NSW - Create NSW Young Regional Artist Scholarship Applications Close

The NSW Government is offering a total of 25 scholarships for young regional artists and cultural workers to undertake exciting and career-making professional development opportunities.

EVENTS : NSW - Create NSW Arts and Cultural Projects

Invites and encourages NSW artists, arts and cultural workers and organisations to apply for assistance and contribute to NSW thriving, diverse and world-class cultural sector.  

EVENTS : NSW - Create NSW Arts and Cultural Projects

Invites and encourages NSW artists, arts and cultural workers and organisations to apply for assistance and contribute to NSW thriving, diverse and world-class cultural sector.  

EVENTS : Isabel Menton Composition Award Submissions Close

Australian Catholic University is pleased to announce the third year of the Isabel Menton Composition Award for unpublished and previously unperformed choral works.

OPPORTUNITIES

Write a song or instrumental that is inspired by the late Jackie Orszaczky.

EVENTS : VIC - ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop Applications Close

A workshop offering local creative musical writers/composers the opportunity to perform for an expert panel led by Broadway and Disney composer Stephen Schwartz, best known for composing Wicked.

EVENTS : CHASS Australia Prizes Submissions Close

Honour distinguished achievements by Australians working, studying, or training in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) sectors, including academics, practitioners, philanthropists, ...

EVENTS : NSW - Organ Music Commission Applications Close

Seeking a Sydney-based musician, composer, or music collective to compose an original piece of music for the grand organ at Sydney Town Hall.

EVENTS : Needle in the Hay Vinyl Comp Entries Close

A vinyl competition targeting the next generation of exciting musical talent across Australia - 12 inch vinyl pressing of your released or unreleased album/EP.

EVENTS : 2017 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards Applications Close

Up to $100,000 is being awarded in each category for works published in 2016; fiction, non-fiction, Australian history, poetry, young adult literature, and children's literature works.

EVENTS : Women in Electronic Music Masterclass Applications Close

Whether you're starting out in electronic production, or you want to be Sydney's next big DJ, we've got you covered! Learn from the best in electronic music.

EVENTS : National Library Creative Arts Fellowship Applications Close

The National Library offers three Fellowships to support practising writers and artists to develop new work creatively using or inspired by the Library’s collections.

EVENTS : SA - Stigwood Fellowship 2017 applications close

Provides personalised professional development to local musicians and industry entrepreneurs and assists in forging global connections.

ASCAP Musical Theatre workshop - open to Australian artists

New musical theatre workshop presented with the support of APRA AMCOS. Applications close 14 August. 

EVENTS : NSW - Women in Electronic Music Masterclasses

Whether you're starting out in electronic production, or you want to be Sydney's next big DJ, we've got you covered! Learn from the best in electronic music.

EVENTS : VIC - Youth Concerto Competition Closes

The annual Youth Concerto Competition in its 37th year, aims to give young musicians the opportunity to play with a symphony orchestra under concert conditions.

EVENTS : QLD - Brisbane Music Industry Summit

A live panel of high-level music industry experts, keynote lectures and live prog rock metal music.

EVENTS : NT - Music and the Mind: a panel on mental health

To open up discussion about mental health, we’re bringing together a few people for a frank chat about maintaining a healthy – and creative – mind.

EVENTS : QLD - Bands, Budgets and Balancing the Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join APRA AMCOS and QMusic at a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare a tax ...

NSW - Thrive: Forum & Live music : NSW - Thrive: Forum & Live Music

TAFE MUSIC presents 'What it takes to thrive in the music industry in 2017 & beyond' Biz Panel & Live Music. KEY speakers from APRA AMCOS, Live Music Office, key industry players + more.

EVENTS : VIC - Bands, Budgets and Balancing the Books

It’s tax time, which means one thing: we need to talk money. Join APRA AMCOS and Music Victoria at a practical session aimed at helping you keep track of your cash, create a tour budget and prepare ...

EVENTS : NT - 2017 NIMAs nominations close

2017 promises to be an amazing year for Indigenous music, and this is your chance to recognise bands and musicians that are creating amazing work.

EVENTS : Natalie Miller Fellowship Applications Close

Invites women in the Australian screen industry to apply for its annual grant of up to $20,000, designed to inspire the next generation of female leaders to achieve outstanding success at the top of ...

VIC - Live N Local applications closing

Bring your musical talent to the masses - enter your act to score a gig during Live N Local in the hottest local locations throughout the City of Port Phillip.

VIC - City of Melbourne Arts Grants closing (1)

Are you an illustrator, podcaster, musician, sculptor, writer, performance artist or other creative type? Apply now for a City of Melbourne arts grant and you could receive a grant of up to $20,000 ...

AMP's Tomorrow Fund (1)

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is offering amazing Australians doing great things the chance to share in $1million in grants. Individuals of all ages, abilities and interests who need help to reach a special ...

EVENTS : VIC - Inside the Life of a Professional Composer

What does it take to be a fulltime composer for film and TV? Australian Institute of Music (AIM) Melbourne will present this exciting panel.

EVENTS : UK - Ask the Experts panel: The Australia Council for the Arts

The Australia Council for the Arts and APRA AMCOS invite you to a special information session about grants and funding.

EVENTS : NSW - In Conversation with Rachel Perkins and Antony Partos, discussing Jasper Jones

Acclaimed filmmaker Rachel Perkins and award-winning composer Antony Partos come together to discuss their work on feature film Jasper Jones at this special event. 

EVENTS : SA - Music and the Mind: a panel on mental health

To open up discussion about mental health, we’re bringing together a few people for a frank chat about maintaining a healthy – and creative – mind.

EVENTS : WA - Music and the Mind: a panel on mental health

To open up discussion about mental health, we’re bringing together a few people for a frank chat about maintaining a healthy – and creative – mind.

EVENTS : QLD - Music and the Mind: a panel on mental health

To open up discussion about mental health, we’re bringing together a few people for a frank chat about maintaining a healthy – and creative – mind.

EVENTS : NSW - Music and the Mind: a panel on mental health

To open up discussion about mental health, we’re bringing together a few people for a frank chat about maintaining a healthy – and creative – mind.

OPPORTUNITY

The Studios 301 IS IT A BANGER? Electronic Music Competition is back for 2017.

EVENTS : NSW - Feedback Conference

FEEDBACK is a music conference for young people aged 12- 25 who want to learn how to get gigs, release music, build a fan base, work with publicists, get airplay, find a manager and much more. 

EVENTS : NSW - Meet the Locals Northern New South Wales

Are you a songwriter or musician based in or around Lismore or Byron Bay?

VIC- Melbourne International Singers Festival (1)

The Melbourne International Singers Festival showcases world renowned artists, performers and educators in the magnificent venues in Melbourne’s art precinct over 3 days

AMP's Tomorrow Fund

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is offering amazing Australians doing great things the chance to share in $1million in grants. Individuals of all ages, abilities and interests who need help to reach a special ...

NT - That'll Never Happen

Music NT are kicking off their 2017 Workshop Program with this free workshop to educate performers, touring artists and live event operators on the importance of public liability insurance

National Live Music Awards 2017 Applications Close

The National Live Music Awards (NLMA’s) recognise Australia's diverse and successful live industry

WA- The Big Splash Band Competition Applications Close

Band competition in Western Australia with $10 000 prize for the winner!

Applications to play Levis BIGSOUND Showcase Close

Levis Music Prize includes an opportunity to perform at BIGSOUND 2017

NSW- Music in the House 2017

This year Support Acts honours beloved musician and humanitarian Jenny Morris OAM at Sydney's fabulous Ivy Ballroom.

WAM Song of the Year 2016-17 Awards Party

A party at Fremantle to reveal of the 2016-17 nominees for WAM Song of the Year

QLD - Meet the Locals North Queensland

Are you a songwriter or musician based in or around Mackay, Townsville and Cairns?

NT- 2017 NT Song of the Year Awards Entries Close

An annual initiative presented by MusicNT, to recognise & showcase the diverse songwriting talent in the Northern Territory

OPPORTUNITIES

Write a song or instrumental that is inspired by the late Jackie Orszaczky.

EVENTS

The late composer/performer’s work, musical ideas and philosophy will be reflected and celebrated.

NEWS

Write a song or instrumental that is inspired by the late Jackie Orszaczky.

Count Us In

Celebrating music education in Australian schools

Zavod Classical-Jazz Fusion Award Applications Close

Monash University administers the Award and provides a performance platform for the winner and runner-up at one of its major music events.

NSW-Lance Ferguson (Bamboos) / Syl Johson Film/In Conversation

Lance Ferguson will be In Conversation directly after the Australian premiere of the Syl Johnson doco:  Any Way The Wind Blows

VIC- Melbourne International Singers Festival

The Melbourne International Singers Festival showcases world renowned artists, performers and educators in the magnificent venues in Melbourne’s art precinct over 3 days

Woodford Folk Festival 2017 EOI's Close

Woodford Folk Festival is accepting EOI’s for artists wishing to perform as part of their 2017 Festival.

SA- Scorcherfest: Expressions of Interest Open

EOI’s are now open to performers who wish to play at Scorcherfest in Adelaide this April.

VIC- Rock & Roll Writers Festival: Tour Edition

Features music professionals coming together for an entertaining and engaging day of discussions around creativity, inspiration, and the effect that music and writing have on each other.

Arts Law- Webinar: Advice for Artists

Free webinar with Flying Arts talking through the crucial legal topics to know so you can professionalise your arts practice and take it to the next level.

Geoffrey Parsons Award- Applications Close

Applications open for the Geoffrey Parsons Award which is Australia’s longest and most significant prize celebrating the art of collaborative piano performance.

OPPORTUNITY : 2017 ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop
 in New York

ASCAP are working on providing a workshop with Stephen Schwartz for those involved in Musical Theatre. Apply now!

QLD- Gold Coast Music Award Nominations Close

Gold Coast Music Awards stimulate interest in the city as a live music destination whilst celebrating it's depth and diversity of talent

NSW- Creative Achievement Awards Applications Close

A NSW Government initiative to celebrate and reward outstanding achievements of individuals and businesses that help raise the global profile of NSW Creative Industries.

PPCA- Australia Council Partnership Applications Close

Expressions of Interest are now open for a PPCA-Australia Council partnership to support Australian artists to create new sound recordings.

Contemporary Music Touring Program

Up to $15,000 in travel support for musicians touring to regional or remote areas, with up to $30,000 available for tours with more than 75% remote area tours.

NSW- Adam Gock Masterclass (Grafton)

Come along to find out how he creates music for TV and to hear his advice on how to get work as a composer in the Australian screen industry today

NSW- Adam Gock Masterclass (Byron Bay)

Come along to find out how he creates music for TV and to hear his advice on how to get work as a composer in the Australian screen industry today.

NSW- Diplo Q&A ft. Nina Las Vegas

How collaboration, learning and persistence is key to his career success and why he’s not slowing down and why social impact is important to his story

WA- Australian Copyright Council Seminars

Seminars presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright.

NSW- Australian Copyright Council Seminars

Seminars presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright.

SA- Australian Copyright Council Seminars

Seminars presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright.

VIC- Australian Copyright Council Seminars

Seminars presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright.

QLD- Australian Copyright Council Seminars

Seminars presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright.

EVENTS : Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition Applications Close

The search has begun for the Grand Prize Winner of the eighth Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition (MICMC). Over the coming months, the world’s leading young ensembles vie for one of ...

SA- Garden of Unearthly Delights (2)

Part of Adelaide Fringe Festival- the Garden provides free gig by Indigenous musicians every Saturday and Sunday throughout the festival

SA- Garden of Unearthly Delights (1)

Part of Adelaide Fringe Festival- the Garden provides free gig by Indigenous musicians every Saturday and Sunday throughout the festival.

SA- Garden of Unearthly Delights

Part of Adelaide Fringe Festival- the Garden provides free gig by Indigenous musicians every Saturday and Sunday throughout the festival.

SA- Garden of Unearthly Delights (1)

Part of Adelaide Fringe Festival- the Garden provides free gig by Indigenous musicians every Saturday and Sunday throughout the festival.

SA- Garden of Unearthly Delights

Part of Adelaide Fringe Festival- the Garden provides free gig by Indigenous musicians every Saturday and Sunday throughout the festival.

NSW- Art of Music Live 2017

Jenny Morris & Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy are pleased to announce the return of Art of Music Live, at The Studio at the Sydney Opera House

NSW- Nordoff Robbins Music Quiz

Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy is delighted to once again host its annual Music Quiz fundraiser to benefit music therapy programs for those in need

VIC- Creative Industries Training

A series of eight weekly workshops designed to skill up young people from culturally diverse communities who often lack opportunities to engage in the arts

NSW- Sydney Eisteddfod Applications Close

Enter one of the largest & most successful competitive performing arts festivals in Australia, supporting emerging & young musical talent  

Obi Art Prize- Sing for Change Applications Close

Professional or Amateur Musicians, Singers and Songwriters, are invited to contribute their songs of RESPECT in SING FOR CHANGE- the lyrical side of the Obi Arts Project

James Morrison Jazz Scholarship Applications Close

The James Morrison Jazz Scholarship is open to solo instrumentalists to further the jazz career of the successful entrant. The winner will receive $10,000 to assist in the development of their career.

VIC- Virtuosity Applications Close

Virtuosity is a concerto soloist program offering future soloists the chance to learn from the best.

NSW- Bowral Autumn Music Festival

For chamber music lovers of all tastes. Music by Bach, Mozart, and Haydn with beautiful new works by Australian composers

TAS- Festival of Voices

As Australia’s premier celebration of the voice, Festival of Voices attracts thousands of singers, choristers and music lovers from all over the world to Tasmania

VIC- Metropolis New Music Festival

Brings together stars of contemporary music to rethink the ways in which ancient instruments can be used in creating innovative and intoxicating music for our time

Musica Viva Festival

Experience four days of unmissable musical events, including six unique concerts, masterclasses, workshops, talks, exhibitions, demonstrations and more

SA- Adelaide Fringe Festival

Is Australia’s largest and most loved open-access arts festival

VIC- St Kilda Festival

Victoria's free festival is coming up and their recently launched lineup includes Drapht, Emma Louise, Daryl Braithwaite, The Smith Street Band, Archie Roach and Clairy Browne

WA- Perth International Arts Festival

The Festival promises to deliver, ‘art without borders, inviting you to travel to extraordinary places’

VIC- Barbershop Harmony Workshop

This will introduce you to the basics of well-produced sound, touching on the fundamentals of this challenging form of unaccompanied singing.  

Helpmann Fellowship Applications close

Two Helpmann Fellowships, valued up to $20,000 each, are available to final year students and recent graduates to undertake a substantial professional development program.

Australia Council Fellowships Applications close

Australia Council Fellowships of $80,000 support outstanding, established artists’ creative activity and professional development for a period of up to two years. 

Australia Council Projects - Organisations Applications close

Arts Projects program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences

Australia Council Projects - Individuals and Groups Applications close

Arts Projects program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences

Australia Council Career Development Grants for Individuals - Applications close

Career Development Grant can provide support to further develop your skills or improve your capacity to build an enduring career in the arts.

Regional Arts Fund- Quick Response Grants

Small grants that respond to arts development and professional development opportunities that arise at short notice.

QLD- Regional Arts Fund- Community Project Grants

The Regional Arts Fund (RAF) is an Australian Government program designed to benefit regional and remote arts practitioners, arts workers, audiences and communities.

QLD- Regional Arts Development Fund

Funding rounds and drop-in information sessions.

QLD - Regional Arts Development Fund (Mackay) applications close

A flexible fund, enabling local councils to tailor programs to suit the needs of their communities.

QLD - Individuals Fund applications close

For individual artists and cultural workers (emerging and established) to participate in transformational professional and career development opportunities.

ACT- Australian Copyright Council Seminars

Seminars presented by experts in the field of copyright law who are up-to-date with the latest policies, laws and applications of copyright.

OPPORTUNITIES : AGSC Composer Attachment with Guy Gross

Opportunity for a female composer to work with Guy Gross on an ABC drama.

OPPORTUNITIES : SA - Jon Lemon Artist in Residence Applications close

Opportunity to work in one of two brand new songwriting rooms based at St Paul’s Creative Centre.

OPPORTUNITIES : Art Music Fund applications close

A$100,000 in grants on offer for Australian and New Zealand composers.

EVENTS : QLD - BIGSOUND Industry Insider Sessions

APRA AMCOS and BIGSOUND have teamed up again to help you get ahead in the music business.

EVENTS : QLD - Meet the Managers at BIGSOUND

APRA AMCOS and Association of Artist Managers (AAM) are offering local members the opportunity to join an exclusive ‘speed dating’ session with these incredible industry heavyweights.

EVENTS : NSW - Meet the Locals - Blue Mountains

APRA AMCOS and Music NSW are bringing together a group of local experts from the Blue Mountains music scene for this unique Meet the Locals event

EVENTS : NSW - How to Make it to America

US attorney Andrea Szew talks visas, immigration and tax with Chit Cha

OPPORTUNITIES : ACMF National Songwriting Competition Entries Close

The National Songwriting Competition is designed to encourage creativity and self-expression through songwriting. Entries close 20 October 2016.

OPPORTUNITIES : NSW - Waterloo Creative Live/Work Space - Applications Close

Apply for the opportunity for an artist – including musicians and performers – a creative collaboration or collective to have residency in a self-contained apartment on the grounds of the Waterloo ...

EVENTS : SA - Live In The Botanic Park

Footy and Australian rock legends combine for AFL Grand Final Day celebrations

EVENTS

The intricacies of film score composing are explored in this MIFF Accelerator masterclass with acclaimed composer Cezary Skubiszewski. Presented as part of the Melbourne International Film Festival.

EVENTS

This panel is co-presented with APRA AMCOS as part of the Melbourne International Film Festival. Zak Hepburn discusses influential scores and soundtracks, and the process of their creation with ...

EVENTS

A unique opportunity for artists to effectively immerse themselves in a new arts context, market, community and culture.

EVENTS : NT - Tax Time Workshop

This event will provide you with practical advice on how to manage your finances, maximise your tax return, plus give you some top tips on running your creative outlet as a small business. 

OPPORTUNITIES

Part of the Pink Sari Songwriting Competition, this free workshop is an opportunity to learn how to write songs, or share your compositions with other aspiring and established songwriters

EVENTS : SA - Tax Time Workshop

Learn about tax, finances and good business practice from Ben Turner, Senior Manager - People Advisory Services at EY.

EVENTS : Singapore - All That Matters

Asia's leading event for connecting key players in the Music, Sports and Digital entertainment industries.

OPPORTUNITIES

GRID Series 2016 is an Artist Development Program that equips musicians with the essential skills and recorded material to create a sustainable career in the music industry.

EVENTS : VIC - Money For Your Music

APRA AMCOS, Music Victoria and Creative Victoria are coming to Ballarat to hold a Q + A for locals.

EVENTS

Applications are currently open to Australian emerging managers including self-managed artists. Closes 1 August.

OPPORTUNITIES

‘Versions of Indigenous Classics’ aims to discover eight to ten new indigenous singers

EVENTS : SA - Barossa Valley CONNECT with APRA AMCOS

Free information evening for members which will look at how to make the most of your membership and maximise royalties!

EVENTS : WA - Music Industry Sundowner

Let’s get together to discuss dollars and sense in the Music Industry – just in time for the end of financial year!

OPPORTUNITIES : VIC - Good Music Neighbours

A Creative Victoria matched funding opportunity for live music venues to access support to manage their sound attenuation needs

EVENTS

Find out about the latest grants available for Victorian artists and get some sweet tips on how to stand out in your application.

EVENTS : VIC - Youth Media Festival

This one-day event will be a festival of ideas and collaboration between students and young content makers from all over Australia

EVENTS

A rare opportunity for Sydney audiences to hear one the country’s most significant instrumental voices leading an all-star band.  

OPPORTUNITIES

Vaudeville Smash is searching for the MOST AMAZING remix of their hit

EVENTS : NSW - Performance Reports Workshop

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs. But there’s one catch – you have to submit Performance Reports (the new LPRs) by 31 July. Our Writer Services reps will ...

EVENTS : QLD - Performance Reports Workshop

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs. But there’s one catch – you have to submit Performance Reports (the new LPRs) by 31 July. Our Writer Services reps will ...

EVENTS : WA - Performance Reports Workshop

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs. But there’s one catch – you have to submit Performance Reports (the new LPRs) by 31 July. Our Writer Services reps will ...

EVENTS : VIC - Performance Reports Workshop

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs. But there’s one catch – you have to submit Performance Reports (the new LPRs) by 31 July. Our Writer Services reps will ...

EVENTS : SA - Performance Reports Workshop

If you play your own songs live, you can get paid royalties for your gigs. But there’s one catch – you have to submit Performance Reports (the new LPRs) by 31 July. Our Writer Services reps will ...

OPPORTUNITIES : VIC - Melbourne Prize for Music 2016

$130,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs. Entries open 25 May and close 11 July.

OPPORTUNITIES

Schools are invited to work with their local Indigenous community to translate the body song, Marrin Gamu, into the first language of their area, then to record students singing it.

OPPORTUNITIES

A songwriting competition which aims to generate constructive discussion and  to help change the way people think about issues which impact on us all.

OPPORTUNITIES : QLD - Girls Rock!

A music mentorship program for self-identified girls, trans and gender non-conforming youth aged 10-17

OPPORTUNITIES : NSW - JMC Academy Open Day

Come along to the campus Open Day and learn how to build your creative future with JMC Academy.

NEWS : Develop your music career at Starting Ground Dubbo

Aboriginal songwriters in the Orana region invited to free two-day music skills workshop.

OPPORTUNITIES : NT - Applications closing for 2016 Bush Bands Bash

Six bands from across Central Australia will be selected to attend Bush Bands Business (August 24-27) and then perform at the annual Bush Bands Bash on August 28 in Alice Springs.

EVENTS : QLD - BIGSOUND 2016

The southern hemisphere’s biggest new music festival and music industry conference

OPPORTUNITIES : Composers can now apply for $100k in grants

Art music composers invited to apply for $100k in grants

APRA AMCOS NEWS : 2016 Art Music Awards - Call for Nominations Now Open

Contemporary classical, electroacoustic, improvised and experimental music, and contemporary jazz. 

NEWS : Hilltop Hoods offer $10k grant for emerging hip hop and soul artists

Hilltop Hoods offer $10k grant for emerging hip hop and soul artists

APRA AMCOS NEWS : Aboriginal songwriters invited to develop their music careers at Starting Ground Byron Bay

Aboriginal songwriters on the NSW Far North Coast invited to skills development workshop

EVENTS : NATIONAL SEMINAR SERIES 2016

The Australian Copyright Council presents Making Copyright Work for You, a brand new seminar program,

EVENTS : NATIONAL SEMINAR SERIES 2016

The Australian Copyright Council presents Making Copyright Work for You, a brand new seminar program.

EVENTS : NATIONAL SEMINAR SERIES 2016

The Australian Copyright Council presents Making Copyright Work for You, a brand new seminar program.

OPPORTUNITY : PNG - Tony Subam Fellowship applications closing

The annual fellowship is open to any band in Papua New Guinea that has a strong element of cultural expression in their work, and is administered by the Wantok Musik Foundation.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : 2016 APRA Music Awards: Blues & Roots Work of the Year Nominations now open

The APRA Music Awards are back for 2016 and we are calling on APRA Members to nominate for the Blues & Roots Work of the Year. The winner of this category is determined by broadcast ...

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The Creative Workforce Initiative (CWI) is conducting a collaborative study on the characteristics of work and the challenges and opportunities facing women composers, and is asking for survey ...

NEWS : WA Regional and Remote Touring Fund

Applications will be accepted from regional local government authorities, regional development commissions and WA performing arts organisations.

APRAP : ARIA Week - APRA AMCOS Presents - In Conversation: Producing a #1 Hit Song

Join a panel of songwriters that have produced some of the most recognisable chart hits in history.

NEWS : UNSIGNED ONLY 2016 SONGWRITING COMPETITION

Unsigned Only has opened their songwriting competition for independent artists.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : Update to Tropscore 2015: New film & deadline

We have selected a new film for Tropscore 2015, Mirror, which was shortlisted in Tropfest 2014. The new closing date for entries is 2 November.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : Featured Opportunity: Wild card entry in ‘50 Songs in 5 Days’ camp

APRA AMCOS, Specific Music and The Naked Song are announcing a worldwide opportunity for one songwriter to attend 50 songs in 5 days.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : APRA AMCOS & The Naked Song presents a competition to win a spot at the '50 Songs in 5 Days’ Song writing Camp in Sydney, Australia

APRA AMCOS and The Naked Song are giving one songwriter the opportunity to receive a coveted place at the '50 Songs in 5 Days' writing camp at Studios 301 in Sydney from the 16th to the 20th ...

NEWS : Grant McLennan Fellowship

Applications are now open for the 2015 Grant McLennan Fellowship, jointly funded by the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland and APRA AMCOS.

APRA AMCOS NEWS : THE SEARCH FOR THE NEXT MUSICAL SUCCESS STORY!

APRA AMCOS is proud to announce the return of the Professional Development Awards, a career boosting initiative which has helped further the musical success stories of Gotye, Abbe May, screen ...

NEWS : Emerging musicians encouraged to enter 2015 Telstra Road to Discovery

Telstra Road to Discovery, the talent development program that connects emerging singer songwriters with some of the most influential figures in the music industry, has opened the call for entries ...

NEWS : The City of Sydney has announced new grants to support live music in businesses

The City of Sydney has announced new grants to support live music in businesses, organisations and for individual artists. 

Hilltop Hoods Initiative

The Hilltop Hoods Initiative offers $10,000 to an emerging Australian hip hop or soul artist with music that’s ready to be unleashed on the world.

APRA AMCOS News : Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition Deadline Extended

Entries for the 2014 Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition – the largest charity songwriting competition in the world – has been extended for a further four weeks and will now close on Friday, 24 ...

Songwriting Competition : ISC: Deadline To Enter September 18, 2014

15 Record Label Presidents and CEOs Join Iconic Recording Artists To Judge International Songwriting Competition.

Tropscore 2014 : From songwriter to screen composer - now's your chance!

Entries are now open for Tropscore 2014 - there's $5000 for the winning film score. Apply now!

APRA AMCOS News : Vanda and Young Songwriting Competition Now Open

APRA AMCOS, Alberts and Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Australia (NRMTA) are pleased to announce that entries for the 2014 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition – the largest charity songwriting ...

Opportunities : We’re here for you!

Here you'll find details on a whole bunch of events to help you on your way - songwriting competitions, music marketing workshops, professional development events and more!

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