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DEC 18 2017

Good Music Neighbours funding dates announced.

Round opens: 29 March, 2018
Round closes: 5pm, 26 April, 2018.

For activity commencing 1 July 2018.


DEC 14 2017 

Sound Advice with legendary live sound engineer Paul 'Pab'Boothroyd 
Presented by Good Music Neighbours & SAE Melbourne

Over the last 30 years, live sound engineer Paul 'Pab' Boothroyd has worked with some of the world's greatest artists. With a stellar client list that ranges from Sir Paul McCartney to AC/DC, Pab has risen to the top of the live sound industry.

Currently on the One On One tour with Sir Paul McCartney, Pab kindly visited between gigs during the Melbourne leg of the tour to present at an exclusive masterclass at SAE Melbourne, hosted by SAE Audio lecturer, Tim Dalton.

Watch the Sound Advice workshop at SAE: From The Venue to The Stadium featuring 'Pab' Boothroyd


DEC 6 2017

WORKSHOP: Sound Advice: From The Venue to The Stadium ft.'Pab' Boothroyd

Presented by Good Music Neighbours & SAE Melbourne.

Come along to an exclusive masterclass with legendary live sound engineer Paul 'Pab' Boothroyd. 

Get Tickets here:

Use the code for Free tickets: music-victoria

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 NOV 20 2017


Sonos have committed $1.5 million in unrestricted grants over the next three years to fund groups around the world working on five key objectives:

  • Fight censorship and promote free expression for underserved artists.
  • Defend digital rights and access to information for musicians and other artists.
  • Provide space and tools so that musicians can be heard.
  • Support music education in underserved communities.
  • Inspire the next generation of artists, engineers and scientists.

More info here:



The Good Music Neighbours - Acoustic Assessment Grants is a one-off program that will help live music venue owners be proactive about sound management.  It offers up to $7,500 per venue in funding to obtain an Acoustic Assessment Report for the venue.  There is no onus on the venue owner to match or contribute funding.  The Good Music Neighbours - Acoustic Assessment Grants can cover the entire cost of the project, up to $7,500.

Key dates

Round opens: 25 September 2017 using the Creative Victoria Grants Portal

Round closes: 5pm, 25 October 2017.

For activity commencing from 1 December 2017.



Good Music Neighbours consists of the new Acoustic Assessment Grants, the main Good Music Neighbours grants and Sound Advice workshops

Good Music Neighbours has been developed by Creative Victoria in partnership with Music Victoria and the Live Music Office.

A dedicated Industry Liaison at Music Victoria will provide advice and assistance for venues.
Contact here.



For any enquiries, please contact the Good Music Neighbours Industry Liaison on 03 9686 3411 or email

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Good Music Neighbours is a Victorian Government initiative.


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