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We're Hiring: Good Music Neighbours - Industry Liaison

27 May 2016

Creative Victoria, Contemporary Music Victoria Inc. (Music Victoria) and the Live Music Office are seeking to employ a part time Good Music Neighbours - Industry Liaison. The role will support Creative Victoria’s Good Music Neighbours (GMN) matched grant funding program for live music entertainments venues to manage sound proofing and neighbourhood amenity issues by providing support, advice and facilitating a better understanding of live music noise management in Victoria.

Good Music Neighbours – Industry Liaison 

  • Contract position 0.5 FTE (2.5 days per week) for 24 months (with option to renew)
  • Position Description: Good Music Neighbours – Industry Liaison
  • Working from Music Victoria Office in South Melbourne
  • Applications (cover letter and CV) to by 5pm Monday 13 June 2016
  • Proposed commencement mid to late July 2016

View the full job description here.

Electronic Music Conference 2016

19 May 2016

The Electronic Music Conference is back for 2016! MV members get a discounted ticket rate so check out our website for the info.

Read more about the dates / line up for the conference here.


PBS Radio Festival on NOW - Take the Plunge!

18 May 2016

It's RADIO FESTIVAL TIME for our friends over at PBS 106.7FM Melbourne! 'Take the plunge' and subscribe or renew your membership between now and 29 May to win some killer prizes.

Renew / subscribe here.

We <3 community radio


18 May 2016

Our next workshop, TAX TIME: Dollars and sense in music business has now reached capacity! Sorry to those who missed out.
However we have Hearing Health coming up in the next few weeks: learn some sweet tips on how to protect your hearing for venue owners, bar staff, musicians and punters!

More info here.

Gender Diversity Interview on Joy 94.9FM

18 May 2016

Last Friday Chloe went and had a chat to David and Sue JOY Drive on JOY 94.9 about our new ?‎gender diversity? policy! 
Listen back to the interview here.

Patrick's take on the Sounds Australia funding cuts

13 May 2016

Whenever AMIN speaks to music industry around the world, they are unanimously supportive - and jealous – of Australia’s music export marketing initiative Sounds Australia. It is considered world best practice, and has resulted in incredible outcomes for artists and industry from Courtney Barnett to Henry Wagons. Their staff are hard working and well connected and well regarded. If they lost government funding, the industry wouldn’t just lose this irreplaceable resource, but several years of intelligence and good will from the global industry.

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Performers for the 2016 Community Cup have been announced!

13 May 2016

The line up for the Reclink Community Cup has been announced! 
Featuring RegurgitatorRoss WilsonTotal GiovanniThe Sugarcanes,Loose Tooth and Rhys Muldoon with Spiderbait's ?Kram? rockin' out for the kiddies!

Check out all the info here.

Entries for the Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition are now open!

12 May 2016

There is $65k in cash prizes to be won thanks to Alberts and APRA AMCOS. With all proceeds going to the incredible not-for-profit organisation Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Australia

Music Victoria announces gender diversity policy

11 May 2016

Music Victoria has announced it will ensure participation of at least 40% women across its activities to demonstrate its commitment to gender diversity within the music industry. 

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FREE workshops at Stonnington Jazz this weekend.

9 May 2016

Stonnington Jazz are running a series of FREE professional development workshops this Sat 14 May. 
Topics include:
Now Arrange This: Arranging for Horns with Andrew Murray
Bass Camp with Tamara Murphy
Pianoshop with Adam Rudegeair
Attack of the Clones: Performance & Stagecraft workshop with Fem Belling

For booking info check out their website here.

Creative Victoria Major Funding Recipients

5 May 2016

Congrats to the recent Creative Victoria funding recipients! 45 projects were funded totalling at almost $500,000.

Recipients include: PBS 106.7FM, LISTEN, Briggs, City of Ballarat, Totally Mild, Pierce Brothers, Pearls and more!

Check out the full list here.

Muso Swap Meet Sat 14 May

5 May 2016

Got some gear to sell or looking to buy something second hand?
Check out the next Muso swap meet on Saturday 14 May.

More details at:



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