Live music is an important part of the cultural life of any community and the Music in Communities Network in concerned with improvements to policy at a local, state and federal government level that can support live music.
Recent articles and work:
- Our reading list covers some of the important reports, research and other documents relating to live music policy
- John Wardle's report for MCA (PDF) in 2008 on live music and regulation
- John Wardle's paper at the 2012 MCA Assembly, which has since helped set the framework for various policy inititives. Local government and live music: Friend or Foe?
- Jane Davidson in The Conversation: Keeping music live: government's Live Music Office should be welcomed
- Alex Masso: What does parking have to do with music?
- MCA Submission to the City of Sydney Parking Strategy (PDF)
- Rob Carr: On the road to the Wollongong Live Music Taskforce
- Kate Shaw in The Conversation: A live music scene needs a live music policy
- Alex Masso: Councils can support live music
- City of Sydney takes action to support live music
- MCA Submission to the City of Sydney Live Music Matters Live Music and Performance Action Plan
The Music Council was represented on the City of Sydney Live Music and Live Performance Taskforce by Alex Masso.