Australian music industry calls for cross-portfolio Federal Government approach to funding the contemporary popular music industry

In a joint press-release by a number of peak bodies, the Australian music industry has called for the Commonwealth Minister for the Arts to assist in establishing a Federal, cross-portfolio taskforce dedicated to ensuring the future success of the contemporary popular music industry.

This follows the release of an Australian music industry statistical snapshot by Music Australia highlighting some of the challenges currently facing the Australian music industry (

The full press release is available here: