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    The Good Music Neighbours program is part of a ground up approach to support the venues and industry that add so much to our cultural conversation and to provide meaningful support to our iconic live music sector.

    Good Music Neighbours has now closed.

    Download the Music Works - Good Music Neighbours program guidelines (DOC, 225.0 KB)

    Funding available

    Up to $25,000 per venue in matched funding

    For activity commencing from 16 August 2017

    Who can apply

    • Live music entertainment venue owners and operators who support best practice management of their live music venues as defined by the planning schedule (see Program Guidelines for further information)

    Key dates

    The Good Music Neighbours round has now closed.  The last round opened 10 May 2017 using the Creative Victoria Grants Portal and closed 5pm, 7 June 2017.

    Who to talk to

    The Good Music Neighbours funding round is being supported by an Industry Liaison role at Music Victoria to help with specific questions about how to best minimize noise emissions from live music entertainment venues.

    Contact the Good Music Neighbours Industry Liaison at Music Victoria:
    03 9686 3411

    Contact Creative Victoria with any problems you have submitting your application using the Creative Victoria Grants Portal:
    Dean Linguey: 8683 3133 or at
    Louise Naumann: 8683 3145 or at

    Links and downloads

    Music Works - Good Music Neighbours Program Guidelines (DOC, 225.0 KB)
    Music Works - Good Music Neighbours application drafting tool (DOC, 74.0 KB)
    Creative Victoria Budget Drafting Tool (XLS, 103.0 KB)
    Definitions and Glossary (DOC, 56.0 KB)
    Frequently asked questions
    Information for all applicants
    Previous Recipients
    Creative Victoria Grants Portal