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2024 MusicNT AGM

April 16, 2024

MusicNT Incorporated’s Annual General Meeting will take place at level 2, 8 McMinn Street, Darwin and online via Zoom at 5pm, Tuesday 14 May 2024. All current financial members of MusicNT are invited to participate. If your membership has lapsed, it must be renewed by 5pm Friday 10 May 2024 to qualify for attendance or…

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MusicNT and the National Indigenous Music Awards are seeking Expressions of Interest for the First Nations Leadership Group!

January 25, 2024

Expressions of interest are open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for the National Indigenous Music Awards First Nations Leadership Group. This is an exciting opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people working or associated with the Indigenous music industry to provide advice to the NIMA Team on matters related to the NIMA’s….

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Bush Bands 2023 Market Stall Expression of Interest

August 15, 2023

Do you want to have a stall at Bush Bands Bash (BBB) 2023? Please read before you complete the form as some of our information has changed. This year we will have a stall holders fee for any commercial stall applying to trade at BBB23. Not-for-profits or information stalls will not need to pay this fee. The…

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National Indigenous Music Awards partners with Amazon Music

May 12, 2023

Amazon Music have signed an extended deal to support Australia’s premier Indigenous music event, with 2023 nominations open from today. On August 12 this year, under the evening sky of Larrakia Country, the National Indigenous Music Awards will celebrate the finest in First Nations talent at its 2023 event, with nominations open from today. Amazon Music is sponsoring…

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AGP Combines Forces with Festivals

April 4, 2023

MusicNT’s All Good Project has launched an exciting new collaboration with several Northern Territory festivals! This new project aims to create safer and more inclusive festival environments for everyone to enjoy. The All Good Project has been working to promote harm minimisation practices, and with this new venture, our efforts will be extended to some…

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2023 Annual General Meeting

April 4, 2023

MusicNT’s Annual General Meeting is coming up on 16 May. To nominate for the MuscNT Board, please download the nomination form. Please return the completed and signed nomination form to: MusicNT Inc. PO Box 4016, Darwin NT 0801 or via email to: info@musicnt.com.au T: 08 8981 1995 F: 08 8941 3577 Nomination forms must be…

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Music NT releases Gender Equity Report for 2022

March 16, 2023

As part of commemorating International Women’s Day, MusicNT released the Are We There Yet: Annual Gender Equity Report for 2022. This report reviews our organisation and programs throughout 2022 by gender and is part of our commitment to identify and address the gaps and barriers for women in music across the NT. On the positive…

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2023 Music NT Program Launch

March 14, 2023

On 21 February, Music NT held its 2023 Program Launch in Alice Springs. We were excited to share our goals for the year: To deliver professional development to musicians, promote NT music and industry to wider audiences, celebrate excellence, and encourage access and participation. And we outlined key dates for some of our programs: Bush…

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2023 MusicNT Workshop Survey

December 21, 2022

MusicNT want to hear what you want covered in our 2023 music workshop series. We have developed a short survey to get your thoughts on next year’s workshop program. This 5 minute survey, will help us develop our workshop program. This survey will close Friday 19th January 2023. You can access the survey here –…

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MUSICNT ACKNOWLEDGES THE MUSIC INDUSTRY REVIEW INTO SEXUAL HARM, SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SYSTEMIC DISCRIMINATION

August 31, 2022

MUSICNT RECOGNISES AND ACKNOWLEDGES THE FINDINGS DETAILED BY THE MUSIC INDUSTRY REVIEW INTO SEXUAL HARM, SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SYSTEMIC DISCRIMINATION BACKGROUND   Today the Music Industry Review into Sexual Harm, Sexual Harassment and Systemic Discrimination report, Raise Their Voices, was released. The report provides a blueprint on how we can take action to make the music industry…

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2022 NIMAs – Winners and Highlights

August 17, 2022

The stars came out at Darwin Amphitheatre for the 2022 National Indigenous Music Awards. Last Saturday night the 2022 National Indigenous Music Awards were live and back on Larrakia Country for a powerful and moving celebration of First Nations talent. After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the awards ceremony was back with a bang….

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2022 Territory Sounds Countdown Top 10 Announced

July 1, 2022

Top End punk rock outfit Danger Den’s track Sugar Rush was announced as the number one Territory song released in 2021, in tonight’s Territory Sounds Countdown, broadcast live throughout the NT on ABC Radio Darwin and the Northern Territory, 8CCC, Gove FM, TEABBA and PAW Radio. More than 900 people voted in the countdown with Danger…

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NTMA Winners Crowned

June 29, 2022

Last night MusicNT awarded the winners of the inaugural Northern Territory Music Awards at a sold-out ceremony under the stars at the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens. To a crowd of 150 music supporters, creators and fans, the music industry peak body celebrated the Territory music industry through an expanded award offering that captured and celebrated the true…

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NTMA Song Finalists Announced!

June 13, 2022

MusicNT have today announced the music genre finalists of the rebranded Northern Territory Music Awards, known previously as the NT Song of the Year Awards. Returning for the first time since 2018, this year’s announcement sees a number of categories expand beyond the usual four finalists due to incredibly close scoring, speaking volumes to the strength of the Territory’s music…

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National Music Industry Survey Launched

May 31, 2022

Yesterday the Australian music industry launched a national survey on, as part of the Music Industry Review on sexual harm, sexual harassment and systemic discrimination. If you work in the industry, we need to hear from you. Your stories, opinions and observations will help create safer and more inclusive workplaces in which we can all thrive. How you…

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All Good Project Partners with Darwin Pride for Festival Finale

May 24, 2022

MusicNT’s All Good Project is pleased to partner with Top End Pride’s Darwin Festival for the programming and delivery of their Fierce Festival Finale, which will close the 2022 Pride Festival and kick off the inaugural Northern Territory Music Week! The Fierce Festival Finale will showcase a selection of incredibly talented local Queer musicians overlooking…

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All Good Project partners with Dancewize NT for BASSINTHEGRASS

May 6, 2022

MusicNT’s All Good Project is excited to partner with Dancewize NT to support the safety and wellbeing of attendees, staff and performers at this year’s BASSINTHEGRASS music festival on Saturday, 21 May. Expecting over 17,000 attendees at the sold-out Mindil Beach festival, Dancewize NT and the All Good Project will assist festival-goers to party safely,…

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NT Music Awards Nominations Open

April 15, 2022

MusicNT have announced a rebranded, reimagined annual award ceremony to celebrate the incredible talent, innovation and dedication of the Northern Territory music industry. The NT Music Awards, previously known as the NT Song of the Year Awards, return for the first time since 2018 and include a number of new award categories to capture and…

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MusicNT Hit the Road

March 16, 2022

MusicNT are taking the office on the road, hitting the (Stuart) Highway this March with visits to Tennant Creek and Katherine, as well as opening a  new office space in Alice Springs! That’s right, MusicNT’s Central office has a new home in The Old Courthouse on the corner of Parsons & Hartley Streets right in…

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MusicNT Celebrate International Women’s Day 2022

March 8, 2022

MusicNT are celebrating International Women’s Day with the release of the organisation’s inaugural gender audit, a live-streamed panel discussing gender equity in the Australian music industry and a curated playlist featuring some of the NT’s female-identifying artists to soundtrack IWD 2022. Last International Women’s Day MusicNT released You Gotta See It To Be It: Strategic Directions for NT Women in Music, the first ever report…

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