These 3 awards have been created for, by and with creatives in their communities, as an artistic intervention to increase visibility, participation, and equity in the music scene towards a new music ecology.
Entrants in these categories must:
- have been active between 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023. This can include rehearsing, performing (live or online), writing, collaborating and/or releasing music.
- have recorded audio of at least 1 song or track. This can be a home recording, demo, live performance or previously released single.
- identify as a member of the relevant community. (Groups must be creatively led by members of the relevant community.)
Full eligibility details can be found in the submission form.
Judging for this category is completed by a panel, made up of members of the relevant community, who are paid an honorarium for their contribution.
“Nothing about us,
3 July 2023
21 July 2023
14 September 2023
12 Noon Friday
13 October 2023
31 October 2023
Music Victoria advocates, celebrates and supports on the unceded lands of the peoples of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to Elders, past and present, as well as to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We deeply respect the role that music and songlines play and have played in the continuation of their culture for the past 60,000+ years.