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#What we're about

QMusic is Queensland’s music industry development association.

The work of QMusic is critical to the success of Queensland’s contemporary music economy. It is the only significant and established not-for-profit organisation in Queensland dedicated to delivering sector development and major music events including the Queensland Music Awards and BIGSOUND to stimulate and grow the state’s music sector.

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#Our Vision

To support and promote a thriving contemporary live and recorded music industry that transforms lives and delivers artistic, cultural, social and economic value to Queensland.

Our Values

• Fostering collaboration amongst an innovative, inclusive and creative sector.
• The preservation of Australia’s First Nation’s culture remains a priority for QMusic via the continued development of First Nations artists and overseen by QMusic’s Management Committee.
• Gender equity.
• Engagement and inclusion of culturally and linguistically diverse music industry professionals.
• Regional and remote participation.
• Promote sustainability across all levels of the music industry.

Our Goals

1. To support and foster a thriving contemporary music industry in Queensland.
2. To develop capable music industry entrepreneurs with a global focus.
3. To deliver world-class events that transform lives including the Queensland Music Awards and BIGSOUND.
4. To promote diversity and inclusion including gender, Indigenous and regional participation.
5. To encourage innovative partnerships that benefit the future of Queensland contemporary music and its contribution to the Australian music landscape.

#Our team

Sarah Ponturo

Sarah Ponturo

Executive Producer

Eddie Gresack

Eddie Gresack

Production Manager

Ian  McIntosh

Ian McIntosh

Director of Finance & Operations

Angela  Kohler

Angela Kohler

Director of Marketing and Communications

Amy Kerby

Amy Kerby

Marketing Coordinator (Digital Lead)

Isabella Grant

Isabella Grant

Graphic Designer

Hannah Delbridge

Hannah Delbridge

Partnerships Manager

Sue Ray

Sue Ray

First Nations Music Officer

Ant McKenna

Ant McKenna

Director of Programming - Industry Development

Mandi McIntyre

Mandi McIntyre

Director of Programming - Key Events

Kat Bermingham

Kat Bermingham

Programs Manager

Blackie McIntosh

Blackie McIntosh

Morale Manager

Digby Stewart-Moore

Digby Stewart-Moore

Assistant to the Morale Manager

QMUSIC acknowledges the many Traditional Custodian groups all across what is now referred to as Queensland. We pay our respect to all elders: past and present. As a peak body we also acknowledge the important role that music has played and continues to play on these lands since the very first sunrise.

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