Sounds Australia have announced that the Federal Government has committed to funding SOUNDS AUSTRALIA for the next four years. The Department of Communications and the Arts will provide $1.16m ($290k per year) for SOUNDS AUSTRALIA to continue its vital work helping Australian artists access international markets.
Since its inception in 2009, SOUNDS AUSTRALIA has participated at 50 different international events in 53 cities across 20 countries.
The initiative creates game-changing business opportunities for artists and their representatives in various territories and has played an integral role in the global success of countless Australian artists.
Millie Millgate, Executive Producer, Sounds Australia said: “Today’s news that the Department of Communications and the Arts is supporting Sounds Australia for the next four years is exactly the result we’ve been hoping for. It’s testament to the value of the national export platform and subsequent success Australian artists are enjoying around the world."
AMPAL provides funding support to Sounds Australia.
More information is available at: http://soundsaustralia.com.au/index.php/sounds-australia-receives-federal-government-funding/