Don Banks Music Award
- Presented by: Australia Council
- Further information: http://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/grants/grants/don_banks_music_award_-_music
- Awarded: Annually since 1984
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The Don Banks Music Award is to publicly honour a senior artist of high distinction who has made an outstanding and sustained contribution to music in Australia. It is worth $60,000. The award is intended for artists 50 years and over. Nominations are accepted from individuals and arts organisations.
The Don Banks music award was established in honour of Don Banks, Australian composer, performer and the first chair of the music board. Nominations for music artists, including performers and composers from all areas of music, are invited.
The Don Banks music award is granted only once in an artist’s lifetime.
Recipients of this award
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