They want to introduce “smarter regulations” that makes it easier to open creative spaces in existing buildings.
Live music just continues to prove itself as being hugely beneficial to the Australian economy with a second study in less than a month confirming that it’s making the country a bunch of money. Research conducted by Live Performance Australia (LPA) has found that live music contributed $1.51 billion to the economy in 2014 with
Melbourne has long been celebrated as Australia’s live music capital, and now proud Victorians want to make it number-plate-official. Two of the city’s most passionate live music advocates have launched an online campaign to get the state’s official plates changed to read ‘Victoria – The Live Music State’. Cherry Bar owner and booker James Young
Melbourne’s live music scene could take another hit from tougher noise restrictions as the state government launches a survey, calling for residents near popular entertainment strips to publicly air their grievances. Fairfax Media reports, more than 50,000 Melbourne residents who live near music venues and business precincts, will be surveyed by the Environmental Protection Agency