Music

Australia Council for the Arts supports composers, musicians and organisations to create new music and present it to audiences. Our goal is to reflect and promote the diversity, excellence and energy of contemporary Australian musical culture.

This page provides important information for artists in the Australian music scene, such as reports on recent successful grant applications, upcoming industry events and current research relating to the music sector.

Our goal is to reflect and promote the diversity, excellence and energy of contemporary Australian musical culture.

Ben Wright Smith reflects on his time as the Australia Council’s Nashville resident

The Australia Council has a number of International Residences to help Australian artists expand their artistic practice, develop market opportunities as well as provide a valuable cultural exchange and networking experience.

Australia Council supported residencies are available in Berlin, London, Paris, the United States, Rome and Helsinki in a number of artforms, including a three-month songwriters’ residency in Nashville.

You can find out more here.

Ben Wright Smith - Nashville resident
Ben Wright Smith - Nashville resident

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