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.

Market Report 2023 Executive Summary

2023 Market Report: Executive Summary The Australian music products market had a difficult year in 2023, with a drop from 2022 of 19% in units, 14% in value. The overall […]

Haworth Guitars Changes Hands

9th May 2024 The Haworth family has sold Haworth Guitars to Phil and Joel Stormer from Stormer Music.

Partnership Announcement: Your Leasing Co

7th May 2024 The Australian Music Association and Your Leasing Co are announcing a new partnership to support the music products industry. Your Leasing Co specialises in lease negotiations for […]

Parliamentary Inquiry into Live Music

1st May 2024 On 25 March 2024, the Minister for the Arts, the Hon Tony Burke MP, asked the Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts to inquire into and […]

NAMM Oral History Interview: Louisa Buchanan

1st May 2024 The AMA works with NAMM’s Music Historian, Dan Del Fiorentino to help arrange interviews with Australians as part of the Oral History program. This extraordinary and extensive […]

Glenroy Music Centre Closes Its Doors

5th April 2024 Glenroy Music Centre, a long established small business in suburban Melbourne, closed its doors today. “After servicing the community for 40 years in our current location, it […]

Musical Instrument Passports Are One Step Closer

28th March 2024 As part of the Australian Government’s response to the Samuel Review of the Environment Protection, Biodiversity & Conservation Act (EPBC Act), it has released the Nature Positive […]

Link Audio Distributes LD Systems

22nd March 2024 Adam Hall Group have announced a further expansion of its international sales network, with Melbourne-based Link Audio becoming the new distribution partner for the LD Systems pro […]

Instrument Technicians Feature in Oscar Winning Doco

19th March 2024 A 40 minute short documentary has won an Oscar for ‘Documentary Short’. The Last Repair Shop takes a look behind the scenes at the people working in […]

Nuisance Tariffs

13th March 2024 Federal Treasurer has announced the elimination of almost 500 ‘nuisance tariffs’, typically those that are lingering in the system from when tariffs were more typical on particular […]