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Support Act welcome additional $20m funding from Federal Government

Support Act has welcomed an additional $20 million in funding, announced by the Australian Government through the Office for the Arts today, to assist music industry and performing arts workers who are struggling due to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest round of...

Our Soundtrack Our Stories | The Australian music industry’s call-to-arms

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Australian Records Industry Association (ARIA) have launched a new National initiative calling for a public commitment from media and business to increase the inclusion of diverse local artists in the commercial and mainstream landscape. We’re incredibly proud to stand behind the initiative to support...

WAM Board Member Kylie Thompson talks to INTHEBLACK

Longtime WAM Member, Business Sponsor and Board Member, Kylie Thompson knows the business of music. With over 900 clients in the industry and over 23 years experience as an accountant at Sorrento Strategic Accounting, she’s WA’s go-to for tax advice! Recently Kylie sat down with...

WAM Safety In Music Initiatives

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WAM strongly believes that anyone working within – or interacting with – any aspect of the music sector should feel safe and secure. We are committed to supporting the development of a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive community, through offering a series of Safety in...

Launchpad: July 16 – July 29

We’re bringing you the latest edition of Launchpad, showcasing events from Friday 30 July to Thursday 12 August! ROOKUSWHEN Saturday 1 August | WHERE Indian Ocean Hotel, ScarboroughTICKETS $5.10 | MORE INFO HERE POT PLANT HOUSE PARTYWHEN Friday 6 August | WHERE Rosemount Hotel, North PerthTICKETS $18.90 | MORE...

WAM head to Ngaanyatjarra Lands and Esperance for regional recording project double album

wam head to ngaanyatjarra lands and esperance for regional recording project double album
West Australian Music (WAM)’s regional recording program is heading back to the Goldfields-Esperance region for one of its most remote projects to date, Demos from Ngaanyatjarra Lands and Esperance. The double album will be the fifteenth in WAM’s regional recording series and aims to...

WAM unveils Season 2 of Wide Open Road: The West Australian Music Podcast

wam unveils season 2 of wide open road: the west australian music podcast
Sharing the diverse stories of people in WA contemporary music across the decades. Following the success of Season 1 released in October 2020, we’re excited to unveil Season 2 of the West Australian Music Podcast, Wide Open Road. Wide Open Road is a celebration of the...

Listen Up Music: JobSeeker Anthem Song Contest

A new song competition with a $10,000 cash prize launches today to give voice to those who are unemployed or underemployed. Australian musicians are asked to write and record their best anthem, one that represents those unable to make ends meet on current income support...

WAM welcomes Natasha Collier as new CEO

West Australian Music (WAM) announce former Sydney Opera House CFO, Natasha Collier, as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Ms Collier, an accomplished, connected and proactive arts professional has spent the majority of her 28 year-long professional career working in executive roles in Australia’s arts...

WAM Song of the Year Awards Party presented by Act Belong Commit moved to September 2021

In light of the COVID-19 restrictions introduced to the Perth and Peel regions on Sunday 27 June, WAM have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2021 Song of the Year Awards Party set to take place at Fremantle venue, Freo.Social, on Wednesday 30...