The State of Affairs (4th Mar 2016): Government To Push For Media Overhaul, Gold Coast Musicians Receive $180K and China Quashes Foreign Competition.

This week in the music industry, Communications Minister Mitch Fifield is pushing for deregulation in the media industry, the Queensland Government is putting money into the arts in search of talent to showcase at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and the Chinese Government is introducing strict online publishing laws tying the hands of foreign competition. Government…

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The State of Affairs (26th Feb 2016): Contemporary music generates $40.2 million, Wu-Tang wages war on Sydney lock outs & a new partnership between Live Nation and UNIFIED forged.

This week’s music industry news wrap up features the publishing of an APRA|AMCOS report finding that investment in Contemporary Music within the Australian industry could stand to generate over 40 million dollars, a new partnership between Live Nation Australasia and UNIFIED, the Wu-Tang Clan’s vocal opposition to Sydney’s lock out laws and latest chart news! Contemporary Music Investment To…

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Thousands pack Sydney CBD in support of the Keep Sydney Open movement during public rally!

If we weren’t already convinced that Sydney music and nightlife lovers aren’t happy with the current state of affairs surrounding recent lockout laws and damning legislation being doled out on venues throughout the city, Sunday’s Keep Sydney Open rally most definitely proved it. While Art vs Science and Royal Headache performed live sets for the event, speakers at…

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Keep Sydney Open running public rally this Sunday, February 21st, in response to lockout laws and #casinomike

Keep Sydney Open have come together with local musicians and speakers for a special public rally event to take place at Belmore Park next weekend on February 21st in response to the ever-mounting levels of discontent with the State Government’s lockout laws and the effect they’re having on businesses within Sydney’s CBD. The rally will…

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