Australia Council

  1. Mixed Music Biz Response for Australia’s National Cultural Policy

    March 14, 2013 4:14 AM EDT Australia’s federal arts minister Simon Crean has unveiled its awaited National Cultural Policy, the most significant overview of this country’s cultural activities and its support framework in almost 20 years. It's carried in “Creative Aus ...

  2. Australia Cuts Funding For Radio Broadcasters

    May 11, 2012 7:12 AM EDT Australia's independent music community is poring over a federal budget which contains some real surprises, not the least a particularly sour note for the Australian Music Radio Airplay Project. There's a financial boost for music indust ...

  3. Aussie Budget Helps New Music Acts

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Australia's wider arts community has welcomed the national government's new budget, which contains a handful of measures intended to reap financial benefits for the creative sector. Artist managers, specifically, have greeted the governm ...

  4. Midnight Oil's Garrett Named Aussie Arts Minister

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST The newly-elected Australian Labor government today appointed former Midnight Oil singer Peter Garrett as environment, heritage and arts minister. Garrett, who initially ran as a candidate for the Nuclear Disarmament Party in the 1980s, joined the ...

  5. Aussie Website Vroom Connects Live Biz

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Australia's live music sector is to be bolstered with the launch of a national Web resource. Australia's live music sector is to be bolstered with the launch of a national Web resource. The Vroom service, which went live May 25 at www.vr ...

  6. Aussie Website Vroom Connects Live Biz

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Australia's live music sector is to be bolstered with the launch of a national Web resource. Australia's live music sector is to be bolstered with the launch of a national Web resource. The Vroom service, which went live May 25 at www.vr ...