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Donors, Sponsors & Funding


You can play your part for Australian Music by becoming a supporter of the Australian Music Centre. Donors are vital for supporting projects such as composer development programs and the AMC's library services.

All donations over $2.00 are tax deductible and will be acknowledged with a receipt. Current donors are also acknowledged by name on Australian Music Centre Online.

How much will make a difference?

  • $50 supports the digitisation of a facsimile score
  • $90 enables us to extend a free annual AMC membership to an artist whose livelihood has been affected by the COVID pandemic
  • $500 supports our toll-free infoline for one month
  • $1000 supports a bursary for an artist as part of the Peggy Glanville-Hicks Commissions initiative

Make a donation online now or if you would like to discuss donating to the Australian Music Centre, please contact us on

The Australian Music Centre Limited has a Public Fund on the Register of Cultural Organisations kept under the Income Tax Assessment Act (Australia). Accordingly, donations over AUD2 are tax deductible.


To discuss sponsorship, please email the Centre at info@australianmusiccentre.com.au or phone +61 2 9935 7805.


The Centre is grateful to ABC Classic for its support of many Centre's projects, and for its broader support of Australian music.

The AMC would also like to gratefully acknowledge its partnerships with the following organisations, ensembles, events and festivals:

Classical Next
Ensemble Offspring
Moogahlin Performing Arts

Australian National University School of MusicHalcyon
Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney Chamber Made Opera Four Winds Festival Four Winds Festival

Other Funding

The Australian Music Centre is grateful to a number organisations for their generous support of the Centre's activities. With their support the Centre is able to provide much needed assistance to composers, musicians and educators; and increases awareness of Australian music in Australia and overseas.

Core funding

The Australian Music Centre is grateful for the core support provided by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council for the Arts.

The AMC would like to acknowledge the valuable ongoing support provided by the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) for ongoing support.

Project funding

The Art Music Awards (formerly the Classical Music Awards) are presented each year by the Australasian Performing Right Association APRA and the Australian Music Centre to recognise achievement in the composition, performance, education and presentation of Australian music.

The Australian Music Centre administers the Paul Lowin Prizes for Perpetual Trustees. Paul Lowin Prizes is Australia's richest prize for music composition.

The AMC is grateful to the Federal Department of Education and Training for their support of the AMC’s Digitisation Project 2013-2015, which enabled the addition of substantial digital resources to the AMC database, to support the Australian Curriculum: The Arts.

Australian Composer Polaroid Series

Photographer Jim Rolon's composer portrait project was funded through a crowndfunding campaign and the MATCH program by Creative Partnerships Australia. For details of private supporters, please see the gallery page.