• It's an exciting time to be in the music industry..

    Listen.. Australian music is alive and kicking..!

  • It's a party.. join us

    Our live scene is the life blood of the industry..

  • Rock gigs.. the staple for our audiences

    The scope and quality of concerts both big and small continues to push into new and exciting areas..

  • Everyone's in a band.. everyone's a DJ

    Australian music - exciting, raw and fun..!

  • Classical music, as well as rock, pop and jazz is alive and well

    We are home to a wealth of musical talent, across every conceivable genre..

  • Australian dance music continues to push the boundaries, to worldwide acclaim

    Australian dance music continues to push the boundaries, to worldwide acclaim..

  • Across every genre our bands and artists shine..

    The issues affecting Australian Musicians are the issues affecting us all..

  • Australia is well renowned for its eclectic and boundary pushing producers

    AMIN is a resource hub for producers and music creators as well as artists and management..

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Are You Running an Independent Label?

Are You Running an Independent Label?

Aug 27, 2015

Have you been running an independent label for some years and finding yourself trying to do too much with too little? Would you like to work smarter, not harder and get more life/work balance, have a network of supportive peers you can call on? Then apply for a place on RELEASE – The Business of Independent […]

AWME Announces First Round Line-Up for 2015

AWME Announces First Round Line-Up for 2015

Aug 21, 2015

Now in its eighth year, the annual Australasian Worldwide Music Expo will showcase Melbourne’s biggest line-up of the finest roots music across three days and nights this November 12 to 14. This year, AWME will be jam-packed with music industry speakers, a broad conference program of national and international music industry professionals and an amazing […]

Live Music Dollars Boost The Australian Economy Three Times Over

Live Music Dollars Boost The Australian Economy Three Times Over

Aug 20, 2015

National research conducted by the University of Tasmania and released last week by the Live Music Office shows the live music sector contributed $15.7 billion of value to the Australian community in 2014, providing vital commercial, individual and civic benefits. The report, The Economic and Cultural Value of Live Music in Australia 2014, set out to […]

BIGSOUND announces final speaker lineup

BIGSOUND announces final speaker lineup

Aug 20, 2015

The full BIGSOUND picture has finally been revealed with 101 industry leaders rounding out a massive line up of talent who will be both sharing knowledge on the speakers’ stage and checking out the 150 showcasing artists from September 9 – 11, to set Australian music’s global agenda for the coming year. New international announcements […]

RELEASE: Calling for Applications from Australia and New Zealand

Aug 10, 2015

RELEASE: The Business of Independent Label Management Calling for applications from Australia & New Zealand RELEASE, the dynamic  five stage program designed to assist independent label owners from Australia and New Zealand grow their businesses, is now calling for applications. Independent label owners from both sides of the Tasman are encouraged to apply. The program […]

Australia Council outlines revised Grants Program

Australia Council outlines revised Grants Program

Jul 30, 2015

The Australia Council for the Arts has recently announced changes to its grants program in response to the 2015-16 budget measures. Australia Council Chief Executive Officer Tony Grybowski said the Council is committed to delivering the best possible outcomes for the arts sector, and for Australian audiences, within the new arts funding framework. “The Board and […]

Last chance to submit Live Performance Return – cut off Friday 31 July!

Last chance to submit Live Performance Return – cut off Friday 31 July!

Jul 30, 2015

The cut off to submit your Live Performance Review through APRA AMCOS is fast approaching – Friday 31 July! More than $4 million is distributed each year to members who take the time to lodge an LPR for that financial year. For many, an LPR payment provides the funds to keep touring, register a car, […]

Complete BIGSOUND Live line-up announced; 150 artists over 2 nights

Complete BIGSOUND Live line-up announced; 150 artists over 2 nights

Jul 30, 2015

BIGSOUND has raised the bar, not only adding 100 new artists, but also a venue, bringing the event to FIFTEEN venues over two nights with the full 150 artists now confirmed for this September 9 and 10. The event welcomes the likes of A Breach of Silence, Tired Lion, The Belligerents, JOY, NGAIIRE, DARTS, cln, Fraser […]

2015 APRA Professional Development Awards: Now Open

Jul 16, 2015

APRA AMCOS has today announced the return of the Professional Development Awards (PDAs) for 2015. The PDAs have helped further the musical success stories of Gotye, Abbe May, screen composer Caitlin Yeo, Husky Gawenda, Georgi Kay, country songwriter and performer Morgan Evans. Held every two years, the APRA Professional Development Awards aim to create serious opportunities for emerging songwriters and composers. Entrants music will be heard […]

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