Australian Contemporary Music Industry Joint Submission

Eighteen leading music organizations have come together to back a proposal that calls for the Australian government to create a new federal music development agency, so that “Australia’s contemporary music industry rebuilds and realizes its potential”. local and global”. as set out in the Australian Contemporary Music Industry’s joint submission.

“Despite the huge contribution of contemporary Australian music to our national identity, education, sense of community and GDP, no national government has developed a long-term vision for the industry,” says joint submission.

The joint submission also highlights the need for the implementation at the federal level of a “long-term investment and strategic direction” framework to support contemporary music in the face of the vulnerability of Australian musicians and performers that has quickly emerged. in a ‘constrained internal market’. during the closure and restriction of concert halls during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supported by groups such as APRA AMCOS, the Australian Music Centre, ARIA and…

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