Launchpad: August 13 – August 26

We’re bringing you the latest edition of Launchpad, showcasing events from Friday 13 August to Thursday 26 August! THE LIGHT THE DARKWHEN Friday 13 August | WHERE Lynott’s Lounge, NorthbridgeTICKETS Check Event | MORE INFO HERE WILL UDALLWHEN...

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

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....

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,...
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WAM Safety In Music Initiatives

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,...

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...
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...
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,...

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...

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...