Music industry white paper presentation to Government
2 September 2014
On 28th August, Music Victoria was pleased to be able to present our Music Industry White Paper to representatives of Government and the Live Music Roundtable, including the State Liquor and Arts Ministers, the Small Business Commissioner, representatives from the Department of Planning, Arts Victoria, the EPA, Office of the Youth, and Councillors and representatives from councils around the state.
The Positions and Priorities music industry paper, launched in March, outlines a number of recommendations to the Victorian Government to help develop and support the Victorian contemporary music industry. Musicians, venues, businesses, and the music-loving public would all benefit from the 18 recommendations, developed in conjunction with members of the Victorian live music industry and Live Music Roundtable.
While recommendations around implementing the Agent of Change principle and reforming the building code are very close to being delivered, we are keen to work holistically across government in areas including regional development, tourism, small business, export and trade as well as the arts for the betterment of the industry.
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