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Roadmap to COVID Normal

6 Sep 2020
The Premier has just announced the roadmap to COVID Normal for regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne...
 
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Music Victoria CEO Patrick Donovan is ‘leaving the building’

4 Sep 2020 Music Victoria CEO Patrick Donovan is ‘leaving the building’

After 10 years at the helm, Music Victoria CEO Patrick Donovan has made the decision to hand over the baton as CEO and leave the state peak body for contemporary music, Music Victoria.

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Music Victoria nominated for Best Global Music Office in the inaugural Music Cities Awards

2 Sep 2020 Music Victoria nominated for Best Global Music Office in the inaugural Music Cities Awards

Music Victoria has been nominated in the top three Best Global Music Offices in the inaugural Music Cities Awards...

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Music Victoria announces new board member and MOU with Songlines

19 Aug 2020 Music Victoria announces new board member and MOU with Songlines

Music Victoria is thrilled to announce the appointment of Kerry Kennell (pictured) to its board of directors.

Kerry, who is a proud Torres Strait island woman from the eastern islands Ugar and Erub, brings valuable legal, business, strategic, management, industry and government experience to the board.


The announcement comes in the same week that Music Victoria and the Peak Body for First Nations Music in Victoria, Songlines Music Aboriginal Corporation, signed a Memorandum of Understanding committing to work closely and partner on regular events.

 

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Expression of Interest to join Music Victoria Covid-19 Recovery Advisory Group

18 Aug 2020Music Victoria are seeking expressions of interest from Victorian music industry experts to join a voluntary panel. ... The contemporary music industry is facing its greatest crisis and the impacts of Covid-19 are likely to last well into 2021. The panel is being established to assist Music ... Read More

Victorian Live Music Venues Program via Creative Victoria has been extended by one week

6 Aug 2020

The deadline for the Victorian Live Music Venues Program via Creative Victoria has been extended by one week. Venues wishing to apply for support now have until 5pm, 13 August 2020. 

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How To Prepare your COVID-Safe Plan: COVID-Safe Plan Template

5 Aug 2020

The Victorian Government has released documentation on how you can create a COVID-Safe Plan for your business while under Stage 4 lockdown restrictions.  ... Any business opening from midnight tonight needs to have a Covid Safe Plan in place. The plan does not have to be submitted to government.  ... See how to prepare your COVID Safe plan here. ... A COVID Safe Plan template can be found here. ...

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Updated restrictions to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19)

3 Aug 2020

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews has announced changes to Melbourne’s restrictions as well as changes to regional restrictions for at least the next six weeks until Sunday 13 September. Some of the key points include: ... State of Disaster declared ... ... From 6pm tonight, Victoria will enter a State of Disaster. This will give police additional powers to ensure people are complying with public health directions. ... ... Changes to Melbourne’s restrictions ... ... From August 2 ...

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LIVE MUSIC PROFESSIONALS ANNOUNCES ITS 2020 MUSIC INDUSTRY COACHES

28 Jul 2020 LIVE MUSIC PROFESSIONALS ANNOUNCES ITS 2020 MUSIC INDUSTRY COACHES

Music Victoria is excited to announce the 12 music industry coaches who will be engaged in one-on-one coaching sessions with the successful participants in the Live Music Professionals program. Backed by the Victorian Government, Live Music Professionals is a free business development program for independent promoters, venue owners, venue managers and band bookers. ...   ... The 2020 coaches are: ...   ... Belinda Collins ... Creative Director & Founder, The Social Crew Event Agency ...

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Victorian Venues Rescue Package

10 Jul 2020

Music Victoria is thrilled that the State Government has supported our live music rescue package to help Victorian live music venues through this crisis. Music Victoria has been meeting with venue owners weekly since the shutdown forced closures on Friday March 13, collecting data and articulating issues and priorities to local, state and federal governments. ... Friday’s announcement that Creative Victoria would be providing $15 million in grants to venues across the state with ...

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THE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS 2020 SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR MUSICIANS, PRODUCERS, VENUES AND FESTIVALS

1 Jul 2020 THE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS 2020 SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN FOR MUSICIANS, PRODUCERS, VENUES AND FESTIVALS

Good news - Submissions are FREE but only open to Music Victoria members. So if you’re Music Victoria Member, you may nominate yourself (or those you love) in the artists, venues and festivals categories until 5pm Monday 20 July.

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Last chance to claim free Music Victoria membership!

23 Jun 2020 Last chance to claim free Music Victoria membership!

Music Victoria acknowledges the hardship faced by the music community during the Covid-19 crisis and is offering support to the sector by making their annual membership free for one year whether you’re an individual, a band, or a business* (membership usually ranges from $33 - $440, depending on the membership type).  
This offer closes on Tuesday 30th of June 2020. 

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