The Seed 2010 Management Workshop Initiative

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Don't miss yourLAST CHANCE to submit to The Seed Management Workshop Initiative, which aims to help Australian artists from any background, creating art and music across any genre, establish themselves as self-sustained, professional artists. Over the past five years, they've been extremely proud to hand out over $400,000 to incredibly talented, motivated and original artists who could do with some financial support.

The highly successful management workshop initiative will again grant up to 24 managers and self managed artists a place at our intensive workshop with some of the most experienced, innovative and successful music industry professionals in Australia.
/n/nThe Seed aims to help Australian artists from any background, creating art and music across any genre, to establish themselves as self-sustained, professional artists.

This workshop offers practical strategies for managing a band or performer in the establishment phase of their career by bringing together a group of significant professionals in the music industry. Including; managers, distributors, radio promoters, radio representatives, publicists, lawyers, grant writers, publishers and artists to share their knowledge and offer strategic advice on ways to enhance performers’ opportunities.

This initiative will be delivered in an intensive workshop format, complemented by customised personal advice.

The Seed will provide and arrange transport, accommodation and meals for all successful applicants. Should you be successful all you need to do is get yourself to your closest major airport!

As an extension of the Management Workshop for 2010, The Seed is excited to announce a partnership with The Falls Music and Arts Festival (Lorne, VIC) and Southbound (WA) to offer one lucky band the opportunity to perform at both festivals! If you are successful in your application to attend the workshop the act that you manage will automatically be eligible for this opportunity.

The Falls (Vic) and Southbound will provide and arrange accommodation, flights, vehicle hire and a performance fee.

Applications will be accepted from managers, self managed solo musicians or band members who are managing their own band.


  • You must be an Australian citizen over 18 years of age

  • You must be a bona-fide practicing artist or arts worker
    practicing your art and engaging in quality cultural activities that further Australia’s cultural life

  • You must be the primary management contact

  • For information or applications for the Art for the Public grant, click this link:
    The Art for the Public