May 2010

Enter the Traffic Graffix Art Competition

Are you an artist? Would you like to have your work publicly displayed? Enter Banyule's Traffic Graffix Art Competition. Winners get to put their design on a VicRoads Utility Box.
Council supply the paint, you supply the ideas and the brushes. Anyone can apply, whether you're an amateur or professional artist. Entries close July 2.
If you have any enquiries, contact Council's Graffiti Project Officer Bianca Ellis on 9457 9841 or go to to download an application form.

Live On Stage Music grants available

The Live on Stage Program provides travel support for professional musicians (and their manager/representative) selected to showcase original Australian music at key international music trade fairs and international festivals. The maximum available is $10,000. It is expected the applicant will contribute to the cost of the international activity supported. There is no closing date but applications must be received eight weeks prior to the project start date. For more info go to

Triple J's Unearthed High 2010 is now open!

Attention all young musos! Triple J is looking for Australia's BEST high school band!
If you win you'll be flown to the Triple J Studios in Sydney, record your song and play it to the world!
Plus the whole school wins! Triple J will put on a gig at your school with your band and British India!
For more info go to

Musos wanted for Darebin Music Feast

Darebin Music Feast will be held between September 4-19 and organisers are looking for acts to play in various venues across the municipality. All styles welcome! An info session will be held on Tuesday June 1, 6-8pm at Northcote Town Hall. RSVP Craig Rogers 8470 8211. For details head to

Annual Melbourne Music Prize is open!

Nominations are now open for this annual music prize. Up to $60,000 in prizes are available.  The Melbourne Prize trust recognises and rewards outstanding talent that inspires creative talent and enriches public life in Melbourne.
Head to for details. Entries close July 19.

Q&A Vic 2010 - Leadership Program for gay, lesbian, bisexual young people

Leadership program for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, interses and queer young people.
Q&A Vic is looking to create resilient, effective and visible leaders in te GLBTIQ community. The program is an exciting opportunity for young Victorian GLBTIQ people (18-28) to learn about leadership skills in dealing with complex social issues.

Get Equipped Music Equipment Competition is CLOSING!

Just a reminder that the Get Equipped Music Equipment Competition will be closing on 28 May 2010
Through this competition, $25,000 worth of music equipment will be awarded to 15 young musicians or groups. The entries will be split into 5 categories based on music genres, with a total of 15 prizes awarded. The prizes for each category are:

Young People Sought for Climate Change Event

Are you aged between 14 and 17 and care about global warming?  You can be involved in running  a cool youth and sustainability event in the City of Melbourne. The City of Melbourne are looking for a team of 15  young people to help plan, manage and run an event for young people on any aspect of sustainability, such as climate change, as part of it's Eco-City Forum in August 2010.

$50 iTunes voucher winner

DESTINY CROWLEY CONGRATS!! You are the first winner of the $50 iTunes Voucher. send us an email with your contact details (including your email address) and we will contact you with your prize.
Don't worry - there are more prizes for lucky newsletter subscribers every month :)