Member Benefits


Marsh Entertainment Insurance* – Principal Rick 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.

– Passive Income Commitment: Marsh Entertainment will provide member stores access to earn referral commissions for distributing musical instruments insurance sales via our online platform. Contact Marsh Entertainment for more details and eligibility criteria.
Save and make the switch today and support the team that supports your industry.
For further information about Marsh Entertainment and these exclusive deals, either visit or call a specialist broker on 1300 655 931.
* Marsh Entertainment is the new brand for JLT Entertainment. The JLT Group is a part of the Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) group of companies.
** Terms & Conditions apply. Contact Marsh Entertainment for more information.



AMA Online 

The AMA has developed a significant online footprint with active social media accounts and a huge library on YouTube featuring our industry’s products and artists. We are creating a central marketing platform. This includes running event that promote our products to the end user. Events such as the Melbourne Synth Festival first held in November 2018, adding to the already popular Melbourne Guitar Show, further adding to an impressive online presence.

Members can access the content we create and share for their own use.


Australian Musician, ‘The Website for Musicians’ was re-launched in May 2014.

Australian Musician is our association owned publication that promotes our products and the people that use them.

AUSTRALIAN MUSICIAN provides our music community and industry with a promotional and information tool. Offering news, interviews, videos, lessons and reviews, using the latest technology to reach Australia’s many enthusiastic music makers.

A hub for musicians to share, capture and interact with each other and instruments and gear. Members can advertise at exclusive member rates putting their products and services in front of musicians.

Australian Musician  boosts a thriving online and social community

When it finished up in print in 2011, AUSTRALIAN MUSICIAN was the longest running publication for musicians in Australia.

Did you know Australian Music Association members
can get special discounts on merchant services with
Commonwealth Bank?
At rates of 0.79% on credit card and $0.15c on eftpos your membership could be paying for itself.
Switch today and you’ll pay no joining fee and enjoy
preferred merchant rates.
Grow your business with Commonwealth Bank Finance Options
Transactional banking – with special rates (package)
Business banking made easy
Taking control of your business finances has never been easier, with these essential business solutions from the Commonwealth Bank.

By combining a Commonwealth Bank Merchant Facility and a Business Transaction Account, you’ll enjoy the convenience of Everyday Settlement1 – same-day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year – plus easy access to your money. Add CommBiz or NetBank, the Bank’s award-winning2 online banking platforms, and you can stay on top of cash flow around the clock. Then use a fee-free Business Online Saver to make the most of your cash on hand, and you’ll have a complete cash management solution.

To apply, please click here for more information and to submit your details. A CBA representative will be in contact within 48 hours.

1 Available on transactions made before 10pm AEST for customers with a Commonwealth Bank business transaction account and a linked Commonwealth Bank merchant facility. Third party products not included.

2 CANSTAR Best Online Banking award 2010. Interactive Media Outstanding Achievement Awards 2010 (NetBank and CommBiz).

As this advice has been prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs, you should, before acting on the advice, consider its appropriateness to your circumstances, Terms and conditions are available on request.

Fantastic zero offer
Download this flyer for information on an incredible deal, available only to AMA members!
Melbourne Guitar Show

It was a big in 2015, huge in 2016 and now in 2017 the Melbourne Guitar Show will be even greater. Presented again by Triple M and, not only does the Melbourne Guitar Show offer an amazing array of local guitar players but this year, we’re excited to announce for the first time, a contingent of acclaimed international guitarists.

The Australian Music Association has today officially announced the return of the Melbourne Guitar Show at the Caulfield Racecourse on August 5 and 6, 2017. A monster exhibition will feature an unbeatable variety of electric and acoustic guitars, effects pedals, amps & more guitar technology and accessories, and the best in international brands and home-grown craftsmanship.  It will continue to be Australia’s biggest pop-up guitar shop.

Click here for more information.


Music Makes the Difference brochures
For more information about these popular brochures that show why music is so important for every child, click here. Sold at a low price, with the first 50 for free! Download the order form.
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.