Round 6 of the Live Music Australia program is now open for applications.

This round will provide targeted funding for small to medium venues that support high quality
original Australian live music that is professionally staged.

Further information about the round, including FAQs, is available on the Live Music Australia website. Program guidelines and information on how to apply are available on the GrantConnect website.

The Australian Government’s National Cultural Policy, Revive: A Place for Every Story, a Story for Every Place, recognises the importance of contemporary music through the establishment of Music Australia, as a part of the new Creative Australia.

Music Australia will provide direct support to the Australian music industry including through strategic initiatives and industry partnerships, research, skills development and export promotion.

To learn more about what the Australian Government is doing to support Australian contemporary music, download Revive: A Place for Every Story, a Story for Every Place.

Applications will close on Wednesday 26 April 2023 at 11.30pm AEST.

For further information, please contact the Contemporary Music team within the Office for the Arts at