Contemporary Music Touring Program

The Contemporary Music Touring Program supports national touring activity undertaken by Australian musicians performing original Australian contemporary music.
Closes in 1 day

Closing date: Tuesday 5 March 2024 Tue 5 Mar 2024

What do you get?

Funding of between $5,000 and $50,000.

Who is this for?

Organisations, musicians, managers, agents and music networks.


Tours may consist of a range of different Australian contemporary music styles. They must include performances in at least 3 venues outside the performer's hometown.

Tours that include regional and remote destinations, or which assist performers residing in regional and remote areas to tour, are a priority for funding.

Available funding includes:

  • up to $15,000 if the itinerary contains metropolitan performances only
  • up to $25,000 if the itinerary contains at least one regional or remote performance
  • up to $50,000 if 75% of the itinerary is to remote and/or very remote locations.

Check if you can apply

Individuals or organisations may apply to tour live music performances within Australia.

Touring musicians must be performing original Australian contemporary music.

Funding can be provided to performers, managers, agents, and music networks on behalf of professionals working in the Australian music industry. Applications must contain one tour only.

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