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Labor Will Crackdown on ViaGoGo When Elected

by Paul Cashmere

A Shorten Labor government will finally act on audience rip-off sites such as ViaGoGo after this weekend’s election in Australia.

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Tony Burke

Labor to reform Ticket Scalping Laws when elected

by Paul Cashmere

Labor has promised to overhaul current laws in relation to ticket sales for live music and events if (make that a when) it assumes power in May 2019.

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Victoria Labor

Victorian Government Creates ‘Ticket Cop’ Police Force

by Paul Cashmere

The Australian music industry has had another victory this week in Victoria with the pro-active Dan Andrew’s Labor Government announcing new legislation to create a force of ‘ticket cops’ to enforce the illegal sale tickets at inflated prices.

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Michael Gudinski celebrates 40 years of Mushroom, Photo Ros O'Gorman

Mushroom Boss Michael Gudinski Applauds Labor Party Policy For Music

by Paul Cashmere

Mushroom boss Michael Gudinski has welcomed the music policy for the Labor Party to reverse the damage of the current government’s vanity program Catalyst.

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Martin Foley, Minister for Creative Services

Music Industry In Victoria To Benefit From Music Works Grants

by Paul Cashmere

The Victoria Labor government has announced the Music Works grants program, a $12.2 million funding project for contemporary music and related businesses.

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Taylor Swift, Etihad, Frontier Touring, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

Andrew Giles Name-Checks Taylor Swift In Australia’s Parliament

by Paul Cashmere

Australian MP Andrew Giles has given LNP politicians a “swift” talking to by name-checking Taylor Swift during Parliament sitting in Canberra this week.

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Dan Andrews, photo by Ros O'Gorman

Victoria’s Music Industry To Rejuvenate From Labor Win

by Paul Cashmere

Victoria’s music industry will be a major beneficiary after this weekend’s election win that was swept Dan Andrews to power as Premier of Victoria and will see Martin Foley installed as the Minister for Arts and Youth Affairs for the next four years.

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Tex Perkins, Beasts Of Boubon. Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Tex Perkins Gives Preferences To Labor In Victorian Election

by Paul Cashmere

Singer Songwriter Tex Perkins has thrown his support behind Labor’s Martin Foley in the upcoming Victorian election, consolidating Foley’s chances of a win in the seat of Albert Park.

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Tori Amos, palais Melbourne 2014, ros ogorman photo

Labor Commits To Saving The Palais Theatre

by Paul Cashmere

St Kilda’s iconic Palais Theatre will be restored under a Labor Government.

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Martin Foley, ALP Shadow Minister for the Arts

Martin Foley Places Tex Perkins Second Preference On How To Vote Labor Ticket

by Paul Cashmere

Martin Foley, the Labor Shadow Minister for the Arts in Victoria, has placed rock star and wannabe politician Tex Perkins as his number two preference for the seat of Albert Park.

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Daniel Andrews and Martin Foley with Michael Gudinski and Molly Meldrum

Music Becomes Hot Election Issue For Victoria

by Paul Cashmere

Political candidates for the upcoming election in Victoria are falling over themselves to be associated with the music industry following Labor’s lead in pledging $22.2m in funding and a further $2m for music education.

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Dan Andrews, photo by Ros O'Gorman

Labor Announces $2 million For Music Education In School

by Paul Cashmere

Opposition leader Dan Andrews has announced $2 million in funding for music education in Victorian schools.

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Daniel Andrews and Martin Foley with Michael Gudinski and Molly Meldrum

ALP’s Daniel Andrews And Martin Foley Back Music In Victoria

by Paul Cashmere

Australian Labor Party leader Daniel Andrews and Shadow Minister for Arts and Youth Affairs Martin Foley have promised a $22.2 million funding package for the local music industry in Victoria.

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Little Pattie, Photo, Noise11

Little Pattie Says Its Time For Albo

by Paul Cashmere

Australian pop icon Little Pattie has cast her vote of support for Labor candidate Anthony Albanese as Labor leader.

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Angry Anderson and Rose Tattoo. Photo by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, Photo

Gary Angry Anderson Heads Into Australian Politics

by Paul Cashmere

High profile, right-wing Australian rock star Gary ‘Angry’ Anderson will stand for a Federal seat in the upcoming Australian elections.

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