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Session details coming soon.

Moderated by Patrick Donovan (Music Victoria)
Speakers tbc

Venue: Live & Local stage (Education Pavilion)
             Motor City Music Festival, Geelong
Time: 3.30pm - 5.00pm

Cost: free for festival ticket holders - tickets available from Motor City Music Festival website

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This symposium addresses noise issues associated with live music performances at inner city music venues, by identifying collaborative solutions that empower stakeholders (musicians, technicians, management) to monitor and take remedial action as necessary. Tackling the issue at the source can contribute to the prevention of hearing loss associated with concert attendance be it patrons, staff or performers.

Call for Participation

In addition to the guest’s talks, the program will include a number of shorter presentations around the topic. The focus of those presentations should ideally be on sharing what is being done at different levels, in venues, as performers, as engineers, as lobby group or industry body, as policy maker or as researchers. Ideally presentations are short (10-15 minutes) and if required supported with documentation that can be shared beforehand. Please submit a brief proposal for presentations (or other ideas for participation) to Jos Mulder (J.Mulder [at] before 2 March 2015. To register, please get in touch through the same address.

Date: Friday 10th April 2015
Venue: RMIT Melbourne (venue details tbc)

More details via the Sound Check Symposium website


  • Dr. Jos Mulder (Lecturer in Sound, Murdoch University)
  • Associate Professor Lawrence Harvey (SIAL Sound Studios, RMIT)
  • Associate Professor Cat Hope (WAAPA, Edith Cowan University)
  • Jeffrey Hannam (MA (Design), B.Sc (Applied Chemistry), G.Dip Dramatic Art (Sound design) (SIAL Sound Studios, RMIT)
  • Jon Perring (Venue co-owner, Live Music Round Table, Fair Go 4 Live Music)
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