Applications for NSW COVID-19 Crisis Relief Grants closing soon
If you work professionally in music or live performing arts in NSW and your ability to work has been impacted by the pandemic, please apply for a COVID-19 Crisis Relief Grant now.
Our latest round of funding is due to be expended by 30 June, so please apply before the end of May so you don’t miss out.
SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING
People who work in music are more likely to contemplate or attempt suicide than the general population.
We’re partnering with Australia’s leading suicide intervention training organisation, LivingWorks, to provide people who work in music access to free suicide prevention education.
HOW CAN I HELP?
If you would like to make an individual or company donation, please visit our donate page. A recurring monthly or annual donation is a great way to ensure your ongoing support. All donations are tax deductible.
There are many ways to fundraise: hold an event (when conditions allow), donate a percentage of sales from products, services or merchandise, or set up a donation page on social media for your birthday or other special occasion. Please make sure you register with us first.
Help A Mate provides an opportunity to raise money for an artist, roadie or music worker who is in need or suffering hardship or distress. This could be through a dedicated appeal or a fundraising event. Find out more.
If you would like to leave Support Act a gift in your Will or should you decide to include Support Act as a beneficiary, we provide more information here. You can also call our CEO Clive Miller on 1300 731 303.
Music workers are a proud and resilient bunch, and some can be reluctant to seek help, even though they might be in financial distress or just need to talk to someone about their wellbeing. If you know someone who needs our help, please encourage them to contact us.
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
Whether you want to learn how to give or get help, look after your own own wellbeing or hear how others in the music community have overcome challenges, this is for you.