What we’re about at musicNT

MusicNT is the peak body for music in the Northern Territory. It has a membership base of 3500 individuals and delivers programs across the Territory and across the country. MusicNT’s mission is to support the growth and development of the contemporary music industry in the Northern Territory and we do that through a suite of programs that support and encourage NT musicians to create and export their music to the world as well as working to grow the NT music industry.

Our vision

A thriving and connected Northern Territory music industry.

Our mission

To support the growth and development of the Northern Territory music industry.

Our values

Access and Equity

We deliver services with a focus on equity of access regardless of location, to provide supportive opportunities for musicians across the region.


We foster open dialogue with our members: the local, national and international music industry; and our other stakeholders.


We recognise the importance of using new technology and creative approaches to facilitate access to music across the Northern Territory, and to deliver Northern Territory music in the rest of the world.

Powerful Partnerships

We work together with musicians, government, industry and other stakeholders to develop connections and powerful partnerships that provide opportunities and music experiences in the Northern Territory.


We respect good practice and are transparent in our decisionmaking processes.

Financial sustainability

We acknowledge the importance of income generation for musicians and the need for MusicNT to think commercially to ensure organisational sustainability.