Member Benefits

The Australian Music Association exists for its members, and the benefits of membership include contributing to the collective efforts of the industry, advocating and servicing the industry, and providing tangible benefits to members. Read more reasons to join, read about some benefits from our partners below, or join now.

National Retail Association | Officeworks | Marsh Entertainment Insurance | ArtsPayAustralian MusicianMarket Report & StatisticsMelbourne Guitar Show | Job Listings| Weekend Warriors | Representation

National Retail Association

AMA Retailer & Wholesaler members receive a ‘double membership’, which now includes the National Retail Association. You can join this registered organisation for employers in the retail sector and access member benefits including the 1800 RETAIL advice line, member portal, event access, webinar subscription, and Workplace Relations Advisory Service.

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AMA members have access to exclusive member benefits when you sign up to a 30 Day Business Account. Free next day delivery within metropolitan areas, access to specialist business support, multiple cards on one account, access to commercial printing rates, and more.

AMA Members – read more about activating the Officeworks member offer

Marsh Entertainment Insurance – Principal Risk Partners for the AMA

Marsh Entertainment is the approved Insurance Broker for the AMA and its members. Backed by over 45+ years of experience in servicing the insurance needs of the Entertainment and Music Retail/Wholesale industry, you can rest assured they speak your language and are experts when it comes to understanding your insurance needs.

As an AMA member, you are eligible for tailored and exclusive deals for insurance and additional benefits like the following:

  • Pricing Commitment: Marsh Entertainment will honour a reduction on AMA members existing business insurance policies. Without compromising cover.
  • Service Commitment: Advocacy when you need it. You will be assigned a dedicated client manager to service your unique needs and facilitate claims.
  • Risk Management Commitment: Marsh Entertainment will perform a due diligence of your current insurance program and provide advice to emerging risks such as cyber liability.


Musicians Baggage Allowance

Musicians who are registered members of an eligible musical association can request additional baggage allowance and are permitted to travel with a total of three (3) pieces per musician (instead of the standard allowance) with a weight allowance applicable to their class of travel and Frequent Flyer status.

Refer to Baggage Information for the dimensions and weight of musical instruments permitted to be taken as carry-on baggage.

AMA Members – Read more detail about activating the Qantas musicians baggage allowance offer


Arts Pay

Payment provider ArtsPay and the AMA have formed an exciting new partnership that will help music retailers reduce their payment fees and at the same time help build a new funding source for the arts.

ArtsPay will work with AMA members to transition to a new account, for in-store and online payments, with a rate no less than 10% below their current payment processing rate.

AMA Members – Read more detail about activating the ArtsPay member offer


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Australian Musician

Australian Musician is an industry publication that promotes music products and the people that use them.

AMA members receive a 15% discount on advertising.

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Melbourne Guitar Show

Australia’s premier guitar event returned in 2023, featuring over 60 exhibitors from the world’s biggest guitar brands to individual luthiers.

AMA members receive a discount on exhibitor space and priority bookings, as well as free tickets to the show.

AMA members, stay tuned or contact us for more information about the next Melbourne Guitar Show.


Job & Business For Sale Listings
The AMA shares job listings for its members. If you have a position vacant, you can email us to:
  • Provide information to be listed on the AMA website, and/or
  • Share a link (to your website,, etc) for us to share

In 2023 we introduced a Business for Sale listing service, for member companies selling their business.

The AMA shares these listings on its website, via social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook) and through a monthly e-news to the leading national national database of the music products industry.

Weekend Warriors – the come-back-to-the-band program for baby boomers. Weekend Warriors is under licence from the US (through NAMM) and fees apply. Lots of fun, building strong loyalty from new customers who had stopped playing ten and fifteen years ago.