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.

First Ambassadors for Make Music Day Australia announced

Kawai artists Kate Ceberano and Lee Kernaghan are newly anointed Ambassadors of Make Day along with respected Hunters & Collectors trumpet player, Jack Howard. More artists are being approached to lend their name to the event which celebrates music making for all the good it does in the community. Members are encouraged to consider who […]

Industry Import Data Released for 2020

A summary which can be read by CLICKING HERE reveals that the 2020 ABS Import statistics would record an uplift in the overall music products market with a near 2% value increase over 2019, along with a 4% drop in volume. While some sectors had very challenging times through the pandemic period others experienced strong […]

NSW Government Supports Make Music Day

Create NSW has partnered with the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment as part of The Festival of Place to offer Small Project Grants of $15,000 specifically for Make Music Day.  A total of $90,000 will be available to support six programs to be held across NSW. On the 20th and 21st June, we are […]

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 […]