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5SOS’ manager Matt Emsell: “I want to see more LGBTQI people in positions of influence”

To shine a light on all the incredible LGBTQI executives and creatives in our industry, TIO has teamed up with Wonder founder Matt Emsell (5SOS, Matt Corby) to launch an...

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What to consider to ensure inclusive programming at festivals

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Are you toilets accessible and safe for all genders?

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Hughesy is the radio industry hero we all deserve

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Following Lisa Wilkinson’s swift exit from Channel 9’s The Today Show earlier this week, radio personality Dave Hughes revealed he took a pay cut that his KIIS FM co-host Kate Langbroek would receive equal pay.

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Police sniffer dogs cost taxpayers an obscene amount of money

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It goes without saying (although, boy have we said it, and said it) that police hitting up music festivals with packs of sniffer dogs is a dangerous, exorbitant, and largely-ineffective practice.

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Sum Management launches PR division, Introvert signs to UNFD, and more

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Here’s all the music industry news you need to know today.

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The Con announces free seminar for emerging acts

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triple j announcers Veronica & Lewis, Kirin J Callinan’s manager Todd Wagstaff and Katie Rynne (Select – Montaigne, All Our Exes Live In Texas) are taking part in a free seminar for aspiring artists.

Tunecore just reached a massive sales milestone

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TuneCore have just hit an important milestone: reaching over one billion (American) dollars in download and streaming revenue, since the company’s launch in 2006.

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Greens party launch inquiry into the value of Australian creative content

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“Australians deserve to hear and see quality home grown content.

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Will Songkick’s closure affect tour listings on Spotify?

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When the CEO and founder of Songkick sent out a statement to artists stating the company will cease operations, a few artists were concerned about whether the added push of their concerts on Spotify is still available.

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NSW becomes the first Aussie state to outlaw ticketing bots and scalping

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We’ve just seen a huge show of support from the NSW Government to its music community with the news that the state’s proposed ticketing reforms have been made law, a step in the right direction when it comes to stopping the ridiculous markups we’re seeing on the resale market.

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triple j have announced the finalists for their Lorde remix competition

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For a few weeks now, some of Australia’s most talented musicians, producers, and musical hobbyists have been fiddling around with Lorde’s huge hit, ‘Homemade Dynamite’, as part of an exciting competition run by triple j Unearthed.