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A host of Australian music industry bodies have called for the government to introduce an insurance scheme similar to the United Kingdom's, which would see the Australian live music industry financially supported if festivals are required to be cancelled this summer. The bodies include APRA AMCOS, ARIA, PPCA, LPA, LEIF, and AFA, with ARIA and PPCA CEO, Annabelle Herd, explaining: “The UK Government-backed

To say 2020 was a bad year is an understatement. Since the Covid-19 pandemic swept the globe at the start of the year, the decimation of the live music scene has been a bitter pill to swallow, with festivals, promoters, venues, and all the companies who make the scene happen staring into potential oblivion and relying on government cash injections