Welcome to the Australian Music Association

Australian Music Association is the industry body for the music products sector – wholesalers, manufacturers, retailers and associated services for musical instruments, pro audio, print music, lighting and computer music.

Changes at Roland Australia

11th January 2023 Roland Corporation Australia (RCA) Managing Director, Nick Middleton, has been appointed as the new CEO of Roland Asia-Pacific, effective Jan 1st 2023. Nick will continue as MD for RCA but will hand the day-to-day management of the business to Matt Walsham who takes up the role as General Manager, following 5 years as National Sales […]

Vale Martin König

11th January 2023 König & Meyer have announced that President, Managing Partner and the most senior member of the company’s legacy, Martin König, passed away on 4th January 2023 in Wertheim, Germany. The König & Meyer name appears on stages across the world every day, on its microphone stands and other accessories. 

Amber Technology Acquires Convoy International

11th January 2023 Amber Technology Limited and Convoy International Pty Limited have announced that Amber will acquire the assets of Convoy and merge the operations of Convoy’s business into Amber’s business. 

AMA & APTTA Welcome Cert IV in Piano Technology Approval

The Australian Music Association (AMA) and Australasian Piano Tuners & Technicians Association (APTTA) welcome the news that the Certificate IV in Piano Technology has been approved.

Behringer Issues Scam Alert

21st December 2022 It has come to Behringer’s attention that emails and messages are being sent out to some of its followers claiming to be from the Behringer marketing department.

Government Response to the Samuel Review

8th December, 2022 The AMA supports efforts to streamline and consolidate permits for musical instruments containing CITES listed species. This is a constructive international effort to manage the regulation of endangered species and how that interacts with our industry and individual musicians.

Changes to Victorian landlord retail leasing obligations

When entering into or renewing a retail lease, landlords must give their tenants a disclosure statement, which outlines essential lease information (e.g. lease term, occupancy costs, fit-out requirements etc.). Why? So the tenant can understand, at a glance, the key elements of the lease.

Melbourne Guitar Show Makes Long Awaited Return

Book Your Space Now! And Join more than 50 Other Exhibitors. The Australian Music Association is excited to announce the return of the Melbourne Guitar Show in 2023, set for Caulfield Racecourse on March 4 & 5. The response to the return of the Melbourne Guitar Show has been very encouraging after more than three […]

Final decision on Pernambuco at CITES CoP19

24th November 2022 Parties at the CITES Conference of the Parties (CoP19) in Panama have accepted a revised proposal on Paubrasilia echinata (Prop. 49). The revised proposal was accepted by Committee I yesterday where the proponent Brazil accepted the new Annotation and all speakers were in favour, including Australia.

NSW Back to School Vouchers

November 2022 The NSW Government has announced a new voucher program for back to school expenses. Among the list of items you might expect (stationary, uniforms etc), musical instruments are specifically listed as an eligible expense and the ‘other’ retail ANZSIC that includes musical instrument retail is listed as an eligible business type. Several members […]