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wam and state library of wa open submissions for corridors of blissterday: a sonic re-imagining of wa history

WAM and State Library of WA open submissions for Corridors of Blissterday: A Sonic...

West Australian Music (WAM) and the State Library of WA (SLWA) are inviting WA based emerging and early-career sound artists and musicians to immerse themselves in the stories of WA’s past for a new...
wam response to level 2 covid-19 business assistance package

WAM response to Level 2 COVID-19 Business Assistance Package

WAM welcome today’s COVID-19 support package announcement from the WA Government and their acknowledgement that the arts industry is in great need of financial relief. However, more work is needed to ensure musicians and...
wam song of the year competition extended!

WAM Song of the Year Competition extended!

Haven’t submitted your entry for the 2022 Song of the Year Competition yet? Don’t fret! Entries have been extended to Friday 25 February! One of the nation’s primary songwriting competitions, WAM’s Song of the Year showcases the intricate...
covid-19 response update

COVID-19 Response Update

17 FEBRUARY 2022 COVID-19 is continuing to pose major risks and impacts on the WA music sector, and WAM is working to have the voice and needs of the music sector heard. Alongside our national...
national industry music review launched | your voice matters

National Industry Music Review launched | YOUR VOICE MATTERS

The National Independent review on sexual harm, sexual harassment, and systemic discrimination in the contemporary Australian music industry has commenced. Announced in December 2021, the National Music Industry Review is the first of its...
state government announces $13mil for events sector in safe transition support package

State Government announces $13mil for events sector in Safe Transition Support Package

Mark McGowan has announced a $77 million Safe Transition Industry Support Package to help industries most impacted by the delayed border re-opening and COVID-19 measures. The package features $13 million in targeted support for...
australian music industry policy development survey 2022 | have your say

Australian Music Industry Policy Development Survey 2022 | Have Your Say

Have your say on the future of the Music Industry With the Federal election approaching, representatives from across the Australian music industry – OpenMIC Music Industry Community – have been working to develop policy recommendations...

WAM defer March 2022 WA Music Week program

WAM have made the immensely difficult decision to defer the March 2022 WA Music Week event program. The program features the well known and loved WAMFest, WAMCon and WAMAwards events. In a situation shared by many promoters, venues and event organisers across the...
wam launch 2022 song of the year competition presented by act belong commit

WAM launch 2022 Song of the Year Competition presented by Act Belong Commit

The search for WA’s most talented songwriters has kicked off with the launch of West Australian Music (WAM)’s Song of the Year 2022 competition presented by Act Belong Commit. One of the nation’s primary songwriting competitions, WAM’s Song...
australian live music sector calls for covid film and television production insurance to be matched

Australian live music sector calls for COVID film and television production insurance to be...

This week saw the Federal Government announce the extension of the $50m Temporary Interruption Fund (TIFF) to help the screen sector through the continued uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the live music and...