Australian Music Centre


The Australian Music Centre (AMC) is the national service organisation dedicated to the promotion and support of art music in Australia. It is a not-for-profit organisation that has existed for more than 40 years.

  • Major advocacy and development organisation for Australian music
  • Supports and promotes new music in Australia, getting the work of Australian composers, performers, critics into the public arena
  • Supports and promotes composers and performers of this music via publishing, retail and distribution services
  • Digitally, the portal to the world for Australian music, with a repository of more than 13,000 items by 660 creators, making AMC the most extensive collection of Australian scores, recordings, teaching kits and aggregated music resources in the world
  • Designs and delivers education programs, artform and artist development schemes, developing content about Australian art music for schools, tertiary institutions, early, mid and senior career music practitioners
  • Public advocacy via national awards ceremonies
  • Strong partnerships with the collecting societies APRA-AMCOS and Sounds Australia providing vital export opportunities