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Update to Music Industry COVID-19 Restrictions

Update to Music Industry COVID-19 Restrictions

The Victorian Government has announced further easing to restrictions for seated venues and the return to offices, which came into effect from 11:59pm Friday 9 April. You can read the Minister for Health's full statement on the changes here. The key change for the...

Jobs Victoria Fund – Applications now open

Jobs Victoria Fund – Applications now open

The Victorian Governments Jobs Victoria Fund can financially support businesses to employ people who have been most affected by the economic impacts of the pandemic. The Fund provides $250 million in wage subsidies to assist Victorian businesses to employ at least...

We’re Hiring – VMDO Communications & Office Coordinator

We’re Hiring – VMDO Communications & Office Coordinator

The Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO) is hiring for a new position: Communications & Office Coordinator. This role works across both the VMDO and Music Market projects which are managed by Music Victoria and located within Collingwood Yards. The role is...

Festival & Events Professional Directory – Call for Submissions

Festival & Events Professional Directory – Call for Submissions

Are you a small business that supports festivals or do you work in the live music industry and would like to promote the work you do to a wide audience? The Australian Festival Association, Music Victoria, the Victorian Music Development Office and The Push have come...

Triple R’s April Amnesty 2021

Triple R’s April Amnesty 2021

Triple R - 3RRR 102.7FM is a not-for-profit, largely volunteer run, community radio station with charity status. They have been championing local culture and community consistently since 1976. Triple R's April Amnesty support drive is an opportunity for listeners to...

Update to COVIDSAFE Settings

Update to COVIDSAFE Settings

This morning, Acting Premier James Merlino announced that there will be some easing of restrictions that will come into play at 6pm on Friday 26 March. For the music sector this means: All venues and creative arts facilities are required to use electronic record...

Regional Music Development – Regions & Jobs Announced

Regional Music Development – Regions & Jobs Announced

*Please note that applications for this program have now closed* Music Victoria is very excited to announce the 3 successful regions as part of the Regional Music Development Program (RMD); Shepparton, Mallacoota and Castlemaine. Funded by Creative Victoria and...

Music for Victoria Fund – Applications Now Open

Music for Victoria Fund – Applications Now Open

The Music for Victoria Fund has been established to provide live music venues across Victoria with the financial means to book bands and artists in order to reinvigorate the vibrant live music scene.Melbourne business leaders who have recognised the plight of the live...

Gig Guide for International Women’s Day 2021

Gig Guide for International Women’s Day 2021

In celebration of International Women's Day on Monday, March 8, 2021, Music Victoria has put together a list of Victorian gigs happening this upcoming long weekend. If you know of or are hosting a gig for International Women's Day, please let us know by emailing us at...

Callout to Victorian musicians to apply for new Music VR Backers Fund

Callout to Victorian musicians to apply for new Music VR Backers Fund

Live 3D virtual reality (VR) streaming platform, Inverse, supported by Music Victoria, the Victorian Music Development Office and Moon Mother Productions, is calling out to Victorian musicians and performing artists to apply for a first-of-its-kind Music VR Backers...

Best Practice Guidelines for Live Music Venues 2021

Best Practice Guidelines for Live Music Venues 2021

Music Victoria is pleased to announce an updated 2021 edition of the Best Practice Guidelines for Venues. These guidelines provide information for venue operators who are planning to host, or already host, live music at their venue. Topics covered by the guidelines...

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