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2019 Queensland Music Awards

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2019 Queensland Music Awards

The 7th annual Queensland Music Awards will return to the Royal International Convention Centre at Brisbane Showgrounds on Tuesday 19 March, 2019, celebrating what will have been an incredible 2018 for Queensland music. Entries are now open, submit your songs before 12 November!

2019 Billy Thorpe Scholarship

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2019 Billy Thorpe Scholarship

Applications are now open for the 2019 Billy Thorpe Scholarship, funded by the Queensland Government and administered by QMusic. Now in its 11th year, the award provides $10,000 for an emerging artist to record with an established producer, and receive career-planning advice from Chugg Entertainment. Apply before 12 November.

Survey: Harassment in the Music Industry

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Survey: Harassment in the Music Industry

With #metoo, #menomore and #timesup galvanising public desire for change, one Sydney based researcher is seeking to create a platform for positive change by conducting original research on the scale and nature of workplace abuse in the music industry.

NLMAS 2018 Nominees Announced

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NLMAS 2018 Nominees Announced

Nominees for the third annual National Live Music Awards have been unveiled, with WAAX and Amy Shark leading the QLD contingent. Find out how you can add your favourite live act to the finalists list and see the winners announced at the NLMAS Gala at the Triffid in Brisbane on 6 November.

ACF Roadshow Fundraising Workshop

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ACF Roadshow Fundraising Workshop

Whether you’re starting out in fundraising, have a bit of experience but keen to learn more, or just curious about how it might work for you, register for the Brisbane session, taking place at the Judith Wright Centre on 25 October and build your skills in raising money for your music.

Turn Up 2018 Program & Speakers Announced

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Turn Up 2018 Program & Speakers Announced

Sunshine Coast music industry conference and showcase Turn Up has revealed its 2018 program and speaker lineup. Celebrating it's fifth year, the event returns to The Playhouse at Solbar, Maroochydore on Thursday, 18 October.

AWMA: Queensland Spotlight

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AWMA: Queensland Spotlight

The Australian Women in Music Awards (AWMA) is set to turn the spotlight on women, recognising first nations performers and acknowledging and including multicultural performers at the Brisbane Powerhouse on 10 October. Read on to find out about some of the amazing Queensland finalists and performers and how you can be there for this historic event!

Venice on Fire

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Venice on Fire

QLD alt-rockers Venice on Fire are going from strength to strength, picking up airplay for their latest single My Friend Mal and embarking on their biggest tour yet.

The Seed Fund Returns

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The Seed Fund Returns

​The Seed Fund’s 2019 Workshop ‘The Future Makers’ will connect participants with peers, facilitators and panelists in a workshop format that will also include discussions with leaders and change makers in the Aussie music industry.​ Apply now, applications close Monday 15 October.

INIGO

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INIGO

Brisbane indie-pop artist INIGO has burst onto the scene with a little help from Industry Connect, unleashing her debut single 'Hurricane' and announcing her first tour.

AWMA: Forums & Keynote

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AWMA: Forums & Keynote

The inaugural Australian Women in Music Awards will host a series of free Forums at Brisbane Powerhouse over 9 - 10 October, discussing the role of music as a cultural, social and political songbook, new and emerging digital platforms and how to create clearer, fairer pathways for young women.

​AAM Co-Pilot Mentorship Program

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​AAM Co-Pilot Mentorship Program

Presented by The Association of Artist Managers (AAM) the Co-Pilot Mentorship Program matches emerging Australian managers with established and successful managers for a 6-12 month mentorship. Applications are open now, closing midnight ADST Monday 1 October 2018.