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NSW Government Amends Loading Zone Rules For Musicians

As Sydney's live entertainment sector emerges from a COVID-19 lockdown induced hibernation the NSW Government has amended restrictions around loading zones to the relief of the sector, particular musicians. Shadow Minister For Music & The Night Time Economy John Graham unveiled the law changes which now allow musicians to use loading zones in and around […]

“Don’t Kill Live Music” rally

BY VANESSA LIM Singers, musicians and music lovers voiced their united outrage towards the NSW state government’s new music festival regulations. The new regulations that were implemented on 1 March 2018 has left the music community unsure of its future owing to a high-priced fee festivals will have to pay for safety at their events. […]

Labor’s plan to revive live music

By Laura Neill The State Labor government has released a detailed plan to revive the live music scene and support venue owners by reversing years of stifling legislation, removing the red tape that prevents existing venues from hosting live entertainment, and simplifying the process for starting a venue. The plan, launched last week by Shadow […]

Labor promises to revive live music

by Sarah McLenaghan The recommendations from the parliamentary inquiry into the music and arts economy in NSW promises a revival of the struggling sector. Since the release of the inquiry’s final report, NSW Labor has committed to implementing a number of its key findings. Keep Sydney Open coordinator, Tyson Koh, was among industry representatives who […]