Live Music Support Package NSW

The Live Music Support Package provides operators of live music venues with funding to help them survive the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.


What do you get?

Funding amounts vary depending on the size of the venue.

Who is this for?

NSW live music venue operators.


Funding amounts will be divided into 3 tiers, based on: 

  • the size and capacity of the venue
  • how much of the venue is used for live music
  • how often the venue held live music events before COVID-19

Grants can be used for operational costs related to the running of the venue, including but not limited to, employing musicians and support crew.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • operate a live music venue in NSW
  • have an on-premises, club, hotel or small bar liquor licence¬†
  • demonstrate a significant live music program prior to COVID-19
  • demonstrate financial distress owing to COVID-19 restrictions

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at Live Music Support Package.

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