Entries for Unearthed High 2019 are now open, so if you're in high school and you’re a band, solo artist, producer or rapper, upload your tracks before midnight Monday 29 July.
Performer applications for the 2020 National Folk Festival are open now! Queensland is a featured state, so programmers will be looking for something special from the Sunshine State! Apply before 12 July.
Needle in the Hay is an annual competition and event run by Happy Mag which champions and empowers emerging Australian bands and musicians at a time they need it most in their careers. Enter by 26 July.
The Nashville-based Country Music Association has announced a new international exchange program in honour of late great Australian country music promoter Robb Potts. Applications are open now for the four-week, industry-focused program and will close 30 June.
APRA AMCOS have announced the return of the biennial APRA Professional Development Awards offering nine individual winners $15,000 each. The Smugglers of Light initiative will also return in 2019, providing a promising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music or media practitioner with a grant of $12,000.
Unsigned Only 2019 has reopened entries for a special promotion! GRAND SLAM runs from 8 May – 6 June, with each week offering a different promotion and bringing unique opportunities and benefits to entrants.
The competition that has helped launch the careers of Queensland’s up and coming country artists is back, bigger than ever, with a total prize pool of more than $20,000 on offer in the Royal Queensland Show’s (Ekka) 2019 Country Music Showdown presented by Ringers Western. Entries close 30 June.
The National Indigenous Music Awards (NIMAs) will return later this year, with organisers today opening nominations for the 2019 event, which will take place at Darwin's iconic Amphitheatre on August 10.
AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is once again offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things – including musicians and music champions. Applications are open now and will close at 4pm (AEST) on Monday 27 May 2019.
Gympie Music Muster is on the search for the next big name to hit Main Stage! Muster Talent Search is open to juniors (12-17 years) and anyone over 18. Applications are open now until 11.59pm May 17.
Applications open 3 May for the RADF Activate Music Grant, which supports the development of the Gold Coast’s contemporary music artists and industry. Music practitioners and industry professionals from all genres and career stages with a significant connection to the Gold Coast can apply, grant closes 31 May.