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Live Music Australia

Live Music Australia provides live music venues with funding to help them recover and become operational after the impacts of COVID-19.

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

Funding of up to $100,000.

Who is this for?

Live music venues.


Grants may support activities, including but not limited to:

  • purchasing essential equipment for staging performances (such as PA, lighting)
  • carrying out small building alteration work to enable live music performance (such as sound attenuation, disability access)
  • live music programming and promotion, including artist fees
  • professional development, including upskilling venue staff
  • capacity building supports venues to host more live music and improve regional touring circuits

What are the eligibility criteria?

Applications will only be accepted from:

  • venues that host original live performance of original Australian music by Australian artists
  • an organisation that supports live Australian music

Additionally applicants must:

  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be registered for goods and services tax (GST)
  • be a permanent resident of Australia
  • have an account with an Australian financial institution
  • comply with all regulatory, industry and legal requirements in relation to copyright, licensing and employment

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Live Music Australia.

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