Now that Riff Raff’s Australian tour has been cancelled, Eliza Stafford is preparing to speak publicly again.
A new government taskforce will be convened to address the sexual harassment and assault of women inside Victoria’s licensed venues, following on from yesterday’s meeting of the state’s Live Music Roundtable. Minister for Justice and Brunswick MP, Jane Garrett, has actioned the new squadron, the brainchild of music advocacy groups SLAM (Save Live Australia’s Music)
Australian musicians collective LISTEN has taken aim at this year’s Listen Out festival for it’s lack of diversity, pointing out that the 2015 lineup features just a single female act. “Of the 17 acts announced on the line-up for Listen Out festival, only one, Alison Wonderland, is female,” reads a statement from the collective, founded