The
Power Of

Music

The power of music is something we all feel. So many events in life need a soundtrack: a long road trip, a first dance at a wedding, a carefully chosen piece to mark a loved one’s passing.
Music makes memories.

And yet, as a professional, a career in music can be uncertain and risky. Even the most talented find themselves unable to work when illness, injury or some other problem strikes. Without an income, a setback can quickly become a crisis.

This is where Support Act steps in. Support Act is a registered charity established by the music industry to provide a safety net for music professionals facing hardship.

If you are a music professional, Support Act is here to help, because your life is music.

Real People. Real Stories.

Whilst Support Act is a charity, we prefer to think that any
financial assistance we are able to give as a grant, awarded in acknowledgment of your contribution to Australian music.

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Video

Neill is a professional saxophonist. In late 2012 Neill lost his left arm to sarcoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer, leaving him unable to continue as a professional saxophone player. A close friend of Neill’s, refusing to give up on his friend and colleague, found a specialist overseas who builds instruments from scratch, in this case a one handed sax. Support Act contacted Neill to see how we could help and paid for the new saxophone.

Peter Black

MUSICAN

“The word ‘real value’ from an organisation like Support Act doesn’t even come close to it.”

Lilli Lovegrove

DAUGHTER

“For my whole life it was just him and I. It happened out of nowhere, his passing. Finance wasn’t something I was thinking about at all before then.”

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Events

August 31

Sunday

Fundraise for us!

Register your fundraising activity by calling us on 1300 731 303 or emailing us here. Once your fundraising is approved, we will need an image associated with your event and the details you wish to include such as the date, location and ticketing info.
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August 31, 7 2014
HOST A FUNDRAISING ACTIVITY

Register your fundraising activity by calling us on 1300 731 303 or emailing us here. Once your fundraising is approved, we will need an image associated with your event and the details you wish to include such as the date, location and ticketing info.

To get started with fundraising page, please contact us on 1300 731 303

November 19

Wednesday

The Age Music Victoria Awards

The Age and Music Victoria Awards will take place on Wednesday 19 November and 170 Russell (formerly Billboard) in the City. Australia’s best-loved band, Daay Cool, will reform to play a special one hour show to celebrate their induction into The Age Music Victoria Awards Hall Of Fame.
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November 19, 3 2014

The Age Music Victoria Awards


VICTORIA

The Age and Music Victoria Awards will take place on Wednesday 19 November and 170 Russell (formerly Billboard) in the City. Australia’s best-loved band, Daay Cool, will reform to play a special one hour show to celebrate their induction into The Age Music Victoria Awards Hall Of Fame. The Awards continue their long association with Support Act and are donating $5 from each ticket to the organisation.

September 17

Wednesday

The South Australian Debonairs

ADELAIDE, NORWOOD HOTEL
If you are in Adelaide, come along to the monthly gathering of Daisy’s Debs. This is typically held on the third Wednesday of the month and each time sees a fantastic guest speaker and entertainment.
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September 17, 3 2014
ADELAIDE, NORWOOD HOTEL

SA Debonairs Lunch


ADELAIDE, NORWOOD HOTEL

If you are in Adelaide, come along to the monthly gathering of Daisy’s Debs. This is typically held on the third Wednesday of the month and each time sees a fantastic guest speaker and entertainment. Recent speakers include Andrew ‘Jars’ Jarman, Eric Bogle AM and Kelly Menhennet, one of the first winners of the event’s award for up and coming talent.

Held at the Norwood Hotel, 97 the Parade, Norwood SA. A $5 donation per head is donated to Support Act. If you are interested in attending or even speaking at the lunch, in the first instance please contact the local SA group via admin@supportact.org.au.