10 Dec 2018
The Victorian Government, in partnership with Music Victoria, announces a new women-only leadership program, Cultivate, for industry professionals who wish to take the next step in their career. Read More
5 Dec 2018
New MV Board - ASSEMBLE!
We are very excited to announce our three newly elected Directors after our Annual General Meeting last night at the Corner Hotel...Read More
27 Nov 2018
Dear Music Victoria Members,
All current financial members will be eligible to vote on the election of three (3) members to the Board of Directors at Music Victoria's 2018 AGM from 6pm on Tuesday 4 December 2018 at the Corner Hotel.
We have received six (6) nominations from current Music Victoria members for election as a Director to the three (3) available Director positions on the Music Victoria Board.
Please also see Music Victoria's 2018 Annual Report for you to read in advance of the AGM.Read More
22 Nov 2018
The 2018 edition of The Age Music Victoria Awards was certainly one to remember. Settling into a new home at The Melbourne Recital Centre, the Victorian music industry gathered to recognize the outstanding achievements of our state’s music community and celebrate the best releases, performers, venues, and festivals of the past 12 months. In an Awards first, the night was a seated affair, with a red carpet entrance setting the scene for one the most anticipated music industry events on the Melbourne Music Week calendar...Read More
12 Nov 2018
The Annual General Meeting of Contemporary Music Victoria Inc. ('Music Victoria') will be held upstairs at the Corner Hotel, 57 Swan Street, Richmond, Victoria, 3121 from 6:00pm sharp, Tuesday 4 December 2018 (doors from 5.30pm).Read More
All current financial members of Music Victoria are welcome and encouraged to attend. If your membership has lapsed, you must renew by 5.00pm on Friday 23 November 2018 and be an approved financial member at the time of the AGM if you wish to attend or vote at the AGM.
Members of Music Victoria who are financial members as at 23 November 2018 are eligible to vote in the election of Directors to the Board. Note there is one vote per membership (e.g. one vote per individual membership, and one vote if you have a band, small business, non-profit, venue, gold or platinum membership - vote to be given by an authorised person).
Members will be able to vote on the election of three (3) members to the Board.
29 Oct 2018
Each year, The Awards are proud to induct local legends into The Age Music Victoria Awards Hall of Fame, recognising significant contributions to Victorian music and a commitment to sustaining the unique cultural fabric of our state. In 2018, The Age and Music Victoria are proud to announce the induction of Divinyls frontwoman and Victorian legend Chrissy Amphlett, after recently inducting Molly Meldrum at his statue unveiling in Richmond. Read More
11 Oct 2018
Australia’s largest publicly voted music awards The Age Music Victoria Awards is back for its 13th year in 2018. Boasting a massive night of live music and accolades, the 2018 Awards will take place on Wednesday 21 November during Melbourne Music Week. Read More
From now until Friday 9 November, Australia’s music community can vote for their favourite music contributions of the year in the 10 publicly-voted categories for Best Album, Best Band, Best Song, Best Solo Artist, Best Male Musician, Best Female Musician, Best Breakthrough Act, Best Live Band, Best Small Venue (under 500 capacity) and Best Large Venue (over 500 capacity).
25 Sep 2018
It's been a momentous day for Victorian music legend Official: Molly Meldrum - who this afternoon had a statue unveiled in his honour in Yarra City Council along with receiving a surprise induction into The Age Music Victoria Awards Hall of Fame.Read More
14 Sep 2018
Twenty-one Victorian music venues have received support for soundproofing projects through the Victorian Government’s Good Music Neighbours program.
‘’Music Victoria is thrilled that 21 venues have received more than $250,000 to attenuate their venues and plan for improved amenity with neighbours. Music fans will be guaranteed to continue to enjoy Victoria’s rich tapestry of music at venues from Brunswick East to Ballarat East and we thank the State Government for its continued investment in live music through the Music Works program.” remarked Music Victoria CEO Patrick Donovan.
4 Sep 2018
Pick My Project is a Victorian-first community grants initiative, with at least $1 million in funding available in each metro and regional area.
Voting closes in two weeks, you can only vote on 3 projects within your community (5KM radius from your home) and we want to encourage you to vote for projects that serve the Victorian music community. Competition for these community grants is fierce and each project is relying on votes to win. It's quick and painless - get in there and change your community and music community for the better!
24 Aug 2018
Do you know an experienced board member who is passionate about the music industry? If so, Music Victoria is currently recruiting to its Board of Directors and welcomes expressions of interest by 9 September 2018. The successful applicant(s) will be skilled in one or more of the following areas: legal & risk management, financial management, and commercial ventures.
Click here for further information
As usual, there will be another opportunity to nominate for election to the Board ahead of our AGM in December 2018. Keep your eye out!
20 Aug 2018
The Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO) is looking for a passionate and highly motivated business professional for the new role of:
- Music Business Manager (full time)
This unique role will be challenged with creating and delivering programs that grow the prosperity of the Victorian music industry in line with the VMDO’s strategic plan. It’s an outstanding opportunity for an exceptional self-starter with an in-depth knowledge of the contemporary music industry and a proven track record of project conceptualisation, delivery and evaluation. This is a key role within the VMDO, which has been established to support Victorian music businesses, and to deliver the ‘Support Acts for the Big Names’ project.
Does this sound like you?
Apply for this role by emailing your resume to Nick via firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 5pm on 7 September 2018.
Applications close 5pm on 7 September 2018
Music Business Manager PD HERE