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Arts & Creative

Contemporary Music Touring Programme

Funder:  Australia Council

Grant Background: The Contemporary Music Touring Program (CMTP) supports national touring by Australian musicians performing original modern music. It provides travel costs for artists and their managers for tours in Australia that include shows in regional and remote areas.

Tours may consist of a range of different Australian contemporary music styles. They must include performances in at least three venues outside of the performer’s hometown and also at least one performance in a non-metropolitan area.

$ Available:  Funding of up to $15,000 is available for artists and their managers for tours in Australia that include performances in regional and remote areas.  Up to an additional $15,000 can be requested for tours that meet the conditions for remote and very remote touring.

Eligibility:  To be eligible, you must:

  • be either a:
    • touring musician performing original Australian modern music
    • performer, manager, agent or music network applying on behalf of professionals working in the Australian music industry
  • not have received a grant, or administered a grant, from the Australia Council in the past where the grant hasn’t been satisfactorily acquitted
  • not owe money to the Australia Council.

Key Dates: closes 01 October 2019


 Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application. Good luck, Melanie

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