Opportunities & News! – April

Keep up to date with our local music scene! AWMA NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN Nominations for the 2024 Australian Women in Music Awards (AWMA) are now open! AWMA celebrates and recognises the incredible talent and achievements of women across all areas of the Australian music industry. Nominations close May 28, nominate today! Nominate here APRA AMCOS’S […]

Foreword from WAM’s Executive Director

In recent months, there has been significant activity at WAM.  WA music has taken a leading role in the national Australian Music Industry Network discussions. These dialogues are centred on advocating for our WA artists and industry professionals, emphasising our unique strengths, identifying gaps in national funding opportunities, and pinpointing areas for professional development.  The […]

Opportunities & News! – February

Keep up to date with our local music scene! DULCIE SUMMER SONGWRITING SESSION We have a couple of spots left for our Summer Songwriting Session, hosted by 2023 Song of the Year Winners, Dulcie. Join us for a morning of songwriting inspiration and mentally healthy conversations. March 16, 10am-12pm at Heathcote Reserve. Entry is free, […]

Song of the Year Entries Now Open!

SONG OF THE YEAR 2024  We are super excited to announce that entries for our annual Song of the Year contest, presented by Act Belong Commit are now open! Entries are open to WA songwriters and artists of all ages and levels, who have written a song between March 2023 and February 2024. Please note entrants […]

Song of the Year: Summer Songwriting Sessions

We are excited to announce our super special ‘Summer Songwriting Sessions’, presented by Act Belong Commit. This exclusive summer series will feature two workshops, taking place right in our backyard at Heathcote Reserve. Join 2023 Song of the Year Nominee Sam McGovern, February 24th and 2023 Song of the Year Winners Dulcie, March 16 for a […]


WA Music Month, presented by ECU, is fast approaching, and West Australian Music (WAM) is gearing up to celebrate the cream of 2023’s crop in revealing the 2023 nominees for the WA Music Awards (WAMis). The 2023 nominee list for November’s WAMis directs a spotlight on the excellence of West Australian artists across both Industry […]

Nurturing New Noise with WAM’s Digital Tool Kit and Website

WAM usher in the new school term with the launch of the digital New Noise tool kit and website, plus the new Musicians in Residence schools program. WAM have teamed up with Act Belong Commit to make it even easier for educators, learners and artists to get involved with New Noise, and support their mental wellness through music. Delivered as part […]

WAM welcome leading voices to the Board, with new appointments and transition of CEO

Western Australia’s peak body for music, WAM, is proud to announce the appointment of three new leading voices to the WAM Board. WAM today welcome Regional Sounds founder and artist, Alexia Parenzee, WBMC founding partner and film producer Aidan O’Bryan, and the transition of Natasha Collier from her role as WAM CEO to a member of the Board. The new appointments follow a series of undertakings born […]