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.

Make Music Day Australia | Ways The Industry Can Lead The Way

There are many ways to be involved or participate in Make Music and we have prepared a one page Advisory that helps with suggestions and ideas. Download MAKE MUSIC DAY 2021 – BE IN IT!  There is plenty to inspire your participation and assist the association in growing this celebration of music making in our country, […]

Cranbourne Music Re-brands as Coleman’s Music

Over 30 years after opening as Cranbourne Music, the company’s name has been changed to Coleman’s Music to honour Michael Coleman, the founder of the business. Congratulations to the Coleman family. Check out the announcement HERE.

AMA Announces Key Partners for Make Music Day Australia 2021

In announcing this year’s celebration that unites the world in Music Making, the AMA has announced key partnerships that will drive the event this year. The event is enabled with generous funding support from the NAMM Foundation. Leading the Australian sponsors list is the NSW state government with Create NSW as well as The Live […]

Logans Pianos Celebrates National Small Business Award

Sydney’s Oldest Independent Music Shop Wins National Local Business Awards This month, Logans Pianos won The Australian Small Business Champion award for specialty retail. This solidifies Logans as Sydney’s oldest independent music shop, and one of the oldest music shops in Australia. Opened by Charles Logan Sr. in 1920, the store is currently run by […]

MAKE MUSIC DAY IS ON AGAIN JUNE 21 2021!

One of the AMA’s premier hosted events is Make Music Day Australia. and Make Music Day will  be happening on June 21 2021. We’re inviting people to create their own stage Unlike traditional music festivals, Make Music Day is an open invitation for everyone to make music anywhere and everywhere. In 2020 our annual celebration […]

COVID19 Update – Victoria Enters Short-term Lockdown – Non Essential Retail to Close Until February 18

On the advice of public health experts, the whole of Victoria will move to a short-lock down from 11:59pm tonight until 11:59pm on Wednesday, 17 February. Victoriasns are back to Stage 4 restrictions – a full descriptions of these can be downloaded at the DHHS site at this link This means there will be four […]

COVID 19 Update – Non Essential Retail in WA Metro and South West Regions To Be Required to Close Until 6pm February 5

The Australian Retailers Association has today circularised its members that the Western Australian Government has today (February 1)  announced new measures affecting retailers, following yesterday’s announcement of a five-day lockdown until 6pm Friday 5 February. Non-essential retail will be required to close as part of the lockdown.   Retailers are also required to use the government’s QR Code system from […]

NAMM Congratulates the Global Top 100 Awards Dealer – Including five Aussie Stores

NAMM has announced the music product retailers to be honored in its Top 100 Dealer Awards. Now in its tenth year, the annual awards honor retailers who demonstrate exceptional commitment to their stores, neighbourhoods, and customers and share in a vision of creating a more musical world through their local communities. This year we’re pleased […]

Maton to Celebrate 75th Anniversary

Maton was featured in media recently in a comprehensive piece about past and present to celebrate 75 years since Bill May started Maton – congratulations to Mrs May and the Kitchen family on such a monumental achievement – this news piece says it all. (we have to forgive Channel 9 for getting Neville’s name wrong!) […]

AMA 2020 AGM Elects new Executive Committee and Office Bearers for 2020-21

The association’s AGM was held yesterday, November 24, 2020 and in addition to the usual procedural necessities, a new executive committee elected by the membership. In a difficult year for the association and the industry it is good to acknowledge past service and new contributions. Stepping down this year were past-president, Craig Johnston, Jarred Finnigan, […]