The Live Music Office has launched their new website at along with a new research initiative to better understand the social and economic contribution that live music makes to Australia. It aims to learn about the great work that is being done across Australia by leading music policy initiatives, and also help venues and musicians establish gigs and build audiences.

The program is currently running a consumer survey to investigate the extent to which live music makes a social and economic contribution to Australia. The Live Music Office hopes to use the survey’s findings to demonstrate to Government and the community, the importance of live music to Australian culture and the economy.

Do your part: the ten-minute survey is open to anyone over the age of 18 and can be found at