WAM Mission & Vision

West Australian Music (WAM) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation, and peak body for contemporary music in WA. 

WAM is passionate about the unique and diverse soundtrack born from artists across WA. We exist to elevate the value of WA music, be a leading voice of the sector, and cultivate an environment where WA artists, industry professionals and music-lovers can thrive.

Our Mission

To cultivate and elevate the value of WA’s unique and diverse soundtrack for the benefit and enrichment of the artform and the sector.

Our Vision

A unified, thriving WA music sector that is both loved and acclaimed

WAM’s Strategic Pillars


Equip the sector for success through development and discovery opportunities.


Foster a culture of connection and collaboration within and beyond the sector.


Be the active, trusted voice of the sector, advocating for its needs.


Recognise and promote the artistic, cultural, social and economic value of artists and the sector.

Our Values

WAM, alongside Music NSW, Music Victoria, QMusic, Music NT, Music Tasmania, Music SA and Music ACT, is a member of the Australian Music Industry Network (AMIN). Together we form a national platform to represent the contemporary music sector in Australia.

WAM is supported through organisational funding from the Department of Local Government Sport and Cultural Industries, APRA AMCOS, and program funding from Healthway and community sponsors.


We love West Australian music. Our calling is to elevate and celebrate our state’s unique and diverse soundtrack.


We adapt to changing landscapes and we strive to be relevant.


Our door is always open. We’re here to listen and help.


We bring people together to amplify all voices within the community.