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Australia Council Grant Deadlines Approaching

The Australia Council – Music Board have a closing deadline of 1st June 2006 for numerous categories: New Work, Presentation & Promotion, Skills & Development, Project Fellowships, Fellowships. They also have International Pathways Grants for those of you who are planning an international tour. The next deadline is 30th June for projects commencing after 9th

Exhibit at London Calling

Taking place in one of the worlds music capitals, London Calling 2006 is an event that is creating a buzz across the international music industry with its focus on everything that is future looking, cutting edge, fresh and contemporary in the music business – International licensing Showcasing Digital downloading Music to mobile Synch licensing Music

RIP Grant McClennan

Grant McLennan, co-leader of the Go-Betweens, died Saturday, May 6, in Brisbane at the age of 48. McLennan passed away in his sleep. McLennan, along with Robert Forster, formed the Go-Betweens in 1977 around a shared love of 1960s pop, folk-rock, Television, and the Velvet Underground. The group released six albums of jangly, intelligent, incisive

Popkomm Application Entries Closing Soon

Held this September in Berlin, Popkomm presents over 400 hours of live music, more than 1200 artists from 23 countries, plus a vibrant trade fair and conference. The festival is now calling for applications from artists who wish to showcase at the event, with entries closing on May 23rd. See the Popkomm website for

Additional Whichway Workshops and Recordings

Whichway is running intensive music industry workshops May 17, 18 & 19th at the Redfern Community Centre. Up to 15 artists who are ready for music industry development will be chosen to participate. The aim of this program is to create links between Indigenous artists, industry professionals and music support organisations to develop professional skills

News On The Issues Paper – Protecting Live Music Venues

In April 2006 the Premiers Department appointed Arts NSW as lead agency responsible for convening the steering committee addressing issues raised in the Issues paper (POPE and Liquor, Planning and Noise Regulations, Support for Live Venues and Education as the main issues that require addressing).

PPCA Nightclub, Dance and Dance Party tariff review

In May 2004, PPCA wrote to its nightclub, dance and dance party licensees and trade organisations representing these licensees, informing them of its intention to review the structure of its current Tariff “E” and the rate payable for the use of protected sound recordings in nightclubs and at dances and dance parties. PPCA invited the

Freelance Success Workshops

Freelance Success is a workshop providing business skills to creative people who want to make money in the arts. It’s not impossible, but it can be tough, and Freelance Success helps you find the ability to do it. It’s comprehensive, fun, practical, and open to anyone working in a creative field. Topics covered include: Business:

The Northern Beaches New All-Ages Music Venue – Star of the Sea

In conjunction with Manly-based music marketing company Perfect Pitch, Stella Maris College is transforming its state of the art Star of the Sea Theatre into the Northern Beaches latest and greatest all-age live music venue. This unique theatre, adjacent to Queenscliff Beach, with acoustics purportedly equivalent to the Opera House Concert Hall, will showcase both Seeking Your Music is an internet radio station based in Surry Hills. The station is currently seeking new music and content from young local bands. The station covers a variety of styles and programs to suit all tastes. For more info go to