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 unforeseen event 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 artists and music workers in crisis. 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.
“You get to such a desperate point where you lose hope. Support Act were our angels.”
“Support Act literally saved my family”
“There needs to be someone like Support Act there in times of crisis, because there is no one else.”
Retired roadie & production manager
“I came to Support Act for help because I could see myself sliding down the scale…they pulled me out of the dungeons of despair.”
“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.”
“I’m very grateful for the assistance provided by Support Act. It has improved my quality of life enormously and has given me the confidence to perform again.”
photo credit: Greg Weight
“The word ‘real value’ from an organisation like Support Act doesn’t even come close to it.”
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Daisy's South Australian Debonairs
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.
Next Luncheon: It's the Christmas special! Wednesday 21st December 2016 with FREE ENTRY courtesy of the Debs Committee
As this is not a luncheon as such, and attendance will be high for the year, we cannot guarantee seating for everyone, with a few exceptions for VIPs, it will be first come first served.
BE EARLY TO AVOID THE RUSH – DOORS OPEN AT 12 Midday.
There will be finger food available to order from the bar
Please consider bringing a gift to place under the tree, thoughtful not expensive; please wrap in clear cellophane to make them visible
There will be MANY RAFFLE PRIZES under the tree so make sure you have money for raffle tickets.
If you are performing, please try and keep to the schedule as arranged so the day will run as smoothly as possible
Be there or miss out!
12 noon for a 12.30pm start @ the Norwood Function Centre,corner Osmond Terrace & the Parade.
Remembering Bruce Begley with The Honeys, Flicker and Friends
Come and join The Honeys, Flicker and friends when they play Bruce's songs in the magnificent surrounds of Marrickville Bowlo on the afternoon of Sunday, 12 February at 4.00pm. We'll be updating this page as full details of the lineup of acts come to hand.
All proceeds from the raffle will be donated to Support Act.