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Unearthed High: Class of 2019

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Unearthed High: Class of 2019

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.

National Folk Festival: Apply to Play

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National Folk Festival: Apply to Play

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.

AWMAs Return in 2019

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AWMAs Return in 2019

Nominations are now open for the second annual Australian Women in Music Awards (AWMA) returning to Brisbane on 8 – 9 October, 2019.

Get Your Music on Vinyl!

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Get Your Music on Vinyl!

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.

Robb Potts International Exchange Program

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Robb Potts International Exchange Program

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 Professional Development Awards

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APRA Professional Development Awards

​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.

Get Licensed, Published, Exposed and Paid!

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Get Licensed, Published, Exposed and Paid!

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.

Country music stars to shine in Ekka Showdown

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Country music stars to shine in Ekka Showdown

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.

NIMAs Nominations Open

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NIMAs Nominations Open

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 Tomorrow Fund Open

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AMP Tomorrow Fund Open

​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.

Muster Talent Search

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Muster Talent Search

​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.

Activate Music Grant 2019

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Activate Music Grant 2019

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.