Covid-19 Support & Resources for Music Professionals

Here is a list of Australian and state-specific resources available to artists and music industry professionals during the pandemic:

Financial Support for Artists:

Victoria:

Working for Victoria Fund - Government service helping Victorians who have lost their job to find employment.

Queensland:

Small Business COVID-19 Adaption Grant - funding avaialble to small businesses who have been highly impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) shutdown restrictions.

Live Music Venue Support - program designed to support Queensland-based live music venues with a track record in presenting original live music and that have been impacted by Covid-19. 

Australia-wide:

2020 Resilience Fund - Emergency relief to support Australian artists, groups and organisations

Australian Government Creative Support Package

Mental Health Resources:

Lifeline - 13 11 14

Beyond Blue - 1300 22 4636

Support act (Australian Music) - 1800 959 500

Mental Health line - 1800 011 511

Kids help line - 1800 55 1800

Black dog institute 

Headspace meditation app

Entertainment assist 

Next act coaching (Creative Industries)

Gimme Shelter (association for arts managers)

The hey mate project (Performing arts, creatives) 

The wellness starter pack (music & artists)

The mind room (VIC) 

1800respect 

QLife (LGBTQ+) 

Crew Care 

Head to Health 

Act Belong Commit (WA)

Rehab4Addiction

Additional Revenue Streams:

Fundraising Tools

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