Regional Arts Development Central West NSW

jobs: MusicNSW on the hunt for new Regional Music Officers


NOW CLOSED. Closes 28 March. Music in regional areas is set to get a boost as MusicNSW’s Regional Music Officer program rolls out across new regions of NSW in 2021, including a position in the Central West.

That means MusicNSW is looking for local music champions who are passionate about music to join the team and drive music development in their local areas. Apply now and get involved!

The new officers will be employed in the regions of:

  • Arts North West
  • Arts Mid North Coast
  • Arts Outwest
  • Arts Northern Rivers

Regional Music Officers are local music experts employed to help connect musicians, venues, booking agents, promoters and councils, as well as support the development of music professionals through access to resources, grants and industry best practice. The aim of the program is to stimulate the local music industries to boost regional economies, support touring networks and grow opportunities for artists and businesses.

There will be a total of seven Regional Music Officers each with their own geographic areas to oversee. Working in conjunction with MusicNSW’s Sydney HQ, their work will put NSW at the forefront of regional music development.

Head HERE to find out more about the roles, which regions are eligible, and to apply.

Applications close Sunday 28 March, 12am Midnight (AEDT)


MusicNSW Managing Director Emily Collins:

“We’re so thrilled to be able to expand this fantastic program to more areas of NSW with the support of Create NSW. By employing regional music experts to help grow their own music communities, the Regional Music Officer program ensures that each area gets to build on its strengths, and that NSW continues to take great strides as the leader in regional music development in Australia.”